Virtuelles Studio GmbH is continuously enhancing their competence in the matter of virtual reality. In order to get an overview of current novelties in this field we have visited FMX 2017 ─ an international trade fair for animation, VR, games and intermedia.
We had the great chance to admire and try out many exciting VR installations but were also able to follow specialist lectures. Thereby we got an intensive impression of the current status of the development of VR tools.
A personal and professional highlight of our participating VR experts was a lecture regarding a project of an US American car manufacturer using the so-called “blackbird” ─ a configurable and drivable dummy of a vehicle that may be employed as a real car double during film shootings. With the aid of the unreal game engine the dummy can be replaced in real time by a virtual vehicle which is fully configurable during the whole running time of the video. An absolutely thrilling demonstration!
We are very happy to have visited FMX 2017 and now we are looking forward to transferring the ideas and experiences that we took along from the event into our daily business and work with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.