Wild Capture Launches Pioneering ‘Digital Human Platform’ and Creative Production Services for Volumetric Video | News

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LOS ANGELES, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Wild Capture, a volumetric technology platform and creative services studio for creating digital humans, is pleased to announce several spatial media development initiatives, world-class partnerships and high-end immersive activations. Launched in 2020 by filmmakers and visual effects visionaries recognized for pushing the evolution of new media productions for over two decades, Wild Capture presents the ‘digital human platform’ to develop XR technologies and deliver turnkey production services for the creation of digital humans, volumetric crowds and CG fashion for media production, software and web deliveries.

The Wild Capture platform is powered by a range of volumetric tools that enable creators to execute high-level creative projects with volumetric performance. Its proprietary volumetric capture and post-production processes are compatible with leading acquisition technologies, including industry partner 4DViews and others.

As a result of its strategic partnership with the XR Foundation, the digital human platform offers the Universal Volumetric (Uvol) web streaming player, a cross-platform open source framework for web-based volumetric video. Co-developed by Wild Capture, the company now offers a commercial service of UVol used for reading digital humans in virtual space – described as viewing a hologram on your phone. It will soon have the ability to connect to Unity, Unreal Engine, and other media platforms.

According to Wilfred ‘Will’ Driscoll, co-founder and CEO of Wild Capture, the company has excelled in its ability to create high-quality volumetric captures that break up the strange valley, essentially generating a digital twin of every performance.

“It’s an exciting time for volumetric video, digital humans, and their place in the modern age of digital communication and spatial media,” says Driscoll. “Wild Capture’s collaboration with strategic partners and investment in our development pipeline for Volumetric Mode, Crowd Systems and UVol, positions us well to standardize and prepare for the needs of new web-based spatial media. generation as we continue to execute high-end activations.”

New volumetric capture studio at the Creative Media Industries Institute in Atlanta

In 2021, Wild Capture entered into a joint partnership with AtlantaCreative Media Industries Institute (CMII) based in Georgia State University to bring high-quality volumetric activations and digital humans to market. Aiming to provide advanced technologies such as XR filmmaking and motion capture, CMII operates as an educational institution for the training of advanced technological manpower and collaborates with media and technology companies. creative industry who turn to new technologies.

The partnership leverages Wild Capture’s space media expertise and on-site production services to enhance CMII’s volumetric capture stage and production framework to accommodate the formidable Atlanta film and television industry. It also features Wild Capture’s centerpiece Digital Fashion Toolkit which customizes fashion assets such as wardrobe changes and clothing color and the capabilities of its Cohort Crowd Kit, a library of volumetric crowd performances used to create realistic crowds in volumetric video.

“As industry partners, we are thrilled to be able to rely on Wild Capture’s deep knowledge of how the full volumetric content pipeline works to both educate the next generation of talent and engage spatial media clients.” , said Candice AlgiersSupervising Producer Virtual Production CMII/Professor of Practice AR, VR, Virtual Production.

Louis Normandinco-founder and head of operations at Wild Capture, adds that the company’s AI products provide creators with high-quality performance capture tools and solutions to bolster their creative and financial goals.

“We’ve come to an era where digital humans are here and the realism of our captures is key to sparking the imagination of the collective audience,” Normandin says. “Wild Capture is honored to collaborate with CMII’s talented virtual production team and thrilled that our digital human platform continues to be adopted by such a wide range of creators.”

High quality assets are essential

Wild Capture has produced assets for hundreds of captures for clients in the immersive space.

These include XR, CG fashion for e-commerce, virtual live events and NFTs for metaverse activations, and live filmmaking with volumetric digital humans for visual effects.

The main highlights of the project include:

Dallas-Austin, Kaelyn Castle and Jazzy Tha Rapper music video and virtual concert series – Wild Capture provided performance captures and implemented its Cohort volumetric crowd and CG mode capabilities which included numerous virtual wardrobe changes, backup dancers and various environments to position and playback a live virtual concert performance by the artists. Core assets will be repurposed for the new Austin Metaverse experience and NFT creations.

● Anemoia Sci-Fi Short – Set in a dystopian future metropolis with holograms, robotic AI and metaverse-like experiences, and times gone by, Wild Capture provided cinematography and volumetric video services to make 3D models and get transitions and other visuals. effects.

● Latto – For Sprite and the Atlanta Hawks, Wild Capture has partnered with CMII and You Are Here (YAH) agency to host a series of music videos featuring Atlanta rap artist, Latto. Shot in volumetric video, footage will appear on stadium monitors during the halftime shows at State Farm Arena in Atlantaand other places.

About wild capture

Based at Los Angeles, Wild Capture develops smart assets for the next generation of spatial media products that enable creators to produce high-quality digital humans with cutting-edge volumetric technologies and industry-standard practices. Wild Capture’s “Digital Human Platform” offers a complete production pipeline that translates the human essence into volumetric video with the highest quality performance captures available to shatter the strange vale.

Launched in 2020 by filmmakers and visual effects visionaries recognized for pushing the evolution of new media productions over two decades, Wild Capture provides performance capture expertise at every stage of the creative process. From interactive CG fashion products and services to volumetric crowd kits, Wild Capture content inspires and engages realistic digital humans for use in multimedia production, software development and web applications.

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