Hello ladies and gentleman of the proto metaverse! Welcome to another episode of Enter VR podcast. On today’s show I speak with Jules Urbach, the founder and CEO of OTOY. Come along as we learn about rendering hyper realistic human skin, the race to cross the uncanny valley and more!
1:00 What is OTOY?
3:30 What is the holy grail of photorealism?
8:00 Why is human skin so difficult to nail in computer graphics?
11:00 Is there a race to cross the uncanny valley?
16:00 Is it technically possible to do a full length movie without cameramen ? (only using light stage technology)
18:00 Talking about Render the Metaverse contest.
28:00 The criteria for winning the “Render the Metaverse” contest.
33:00 In what scenarios would we not want hyper realism?
38:00 How to stay in touch and closing thoughts
Thanks again to Jules for being a true scholar and gentleman of virtual reality and thank you for listening.
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