Unity is one of the most powerful graphics and gaming engines out there, and it keeps getting better. Led by Creative Director Veselin Efremov, the Unity Demo Team put together Enemies, a short film that shows off Unity’s HD render pipeline, adaptive probe volume lighting, strand-based hair, and lifelike digital human capabilities.
Welcome house guests by inviting them to stop their dirty shoes on a face of your choosing. While you could put your own grinning mug on there, you could also go for someone you really dislike. Printed on a machine-washable mat with a non-slip rubber backing.
Epic Games is showing off an amazing computer graphics tool that connects to the cloud to create synthetic humans in minutes, rather than days or weeks. The models it creates are incredibly detailed and realistic and can be immediately exported for use in Unreal Engine. Check out two sample MetaHumans here.
There’s an entire subreddit dedicated to Pareidolia – the idea that we tend to see faces in inanimate objects because it’s human nature to look for other living creatures. This amusing promo clip for VICELAND’s Weed Week 2018 goes one step further, and makes the faces sing.