The machine room at Intel Studios houses Intel-powered servers and is the central compute location for rendering, storage content management and network operations. Intel Studios features 10 petabytes of onsite storage. (Credit: Intel Corporation)
During the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Intel will debut emerging technologies for the entertainment industry.
RealSense Volumetric Content Capture: Intel RealSense technology will showcase a real-time volumetric content capture experience that can record short clips of attendees in 3D, creating a digital avatar that can be shared and transported into films.
Artificial Intelligence: In partnership with Sundance Film Festival, Intel will showcase the power of artificial intelligence technology in visual effects and filmmaking.
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In collaboration with Ziva Dynamics – a human simulation company that has worked with “Suicide Squad,” “Fantastic Beasts” and “Ghostbusters” – Intel will create a special effects experience that maps attendees faces in real-time, enhancing the fan experience through machine learning and allowing attendees to interact with a life-like avatar.
Virtual Reality: Intel has teamed up with filmmaker Eliza McNitt to unleash the creative potential of her virtual reality experience, “SPHERES: Songs of Spacetime,” providing the tools to create a digital experience where attendees will be able to immerse themselves in space.
Drones: Shows how custom animations are built for Shooting Star drone light shows, with hundreds of drones creating art in the sky.
Hosted by Intel and McNitt, an event will celebrate the premiere of “SPHERES: Songs of Spacetime” in the Intel Tech Lodge from 8-11 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21.