Telling Real Stories… with Virtual Sets

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By Dell Technologies, Mark Schaefer, and Douglas Karr. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Listen In To Learn:

  • How volumetric video and virtual reality could revolutionize medicine, education, and more
  • How virtual sets are helping the film industry reduce environmental impact
  • How these technologies can democratize storytelling, helping underrepresented populations tell their own stories

Hollywood's Alternative Soundstage
Imagine shooting a film on location in Tokyo, Paris, and London… all without leaving a soundstage in California. Each environment is digitally rendered in such detail that you can place lights, move cameras, and film on the virtual set just as you would a physical one.

Now imagine that technology used for training medical students: A virtual reality headset could replicate a state-of-the-art operating room with millions of dollars’ worth of equipment. And each student could have their own.

Sony Innovation Studios is pioneering “volumetric video” – the process of scanning sets in 30k resolution to reproduce them in three-dimensional virtual space. Explore the possibilities of this groundbreaking technology with studio President Glenn Gainor.

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