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Category: Realtime Production

Real-time Mocap to unreal Engine

Live Link Rokoko Smart Suit to Unreal Engine 4.24

Rokoko mo-cap suit streaming directly into Unreal Engine via live link on OSF on-set render engine. OK so first off please don’t be too hard on this demo output, as we are under virus lockdown and the poor Rokoko suit is surrounded by more tech in our bunker that must be messing havoc with calibration, so…
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iClone to Unreal for fast Photo-real characters

iClone to Unreal for fast Photo-real characters

Recently we’ve been testing the animation and creator creation applications, iClone and Character Creator 3D by Reallusion. These software’s are incredibly easy to pick up and start creating with. iClone 7 is integrated to work with Unreal Engine in real-time with their personal LiveLink Plugin. (Now free for Indie developers) Above is a small test…
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Unreal Engine Virtual camera

Vive Virtual SteadyCam in Unreal Engine 4.24

Recently we’ve been testing and developing with the HTC VIVE tracker. The tracker has gone above and beyond our initial expectations, although the tracker is best used in a fully virtual production use case. The HTC Vive trackers are priced at an affordable £110 allowing anyone to pick one up and start developing. Although the…
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Unreal Engine take recorder

Multicam shooting with virtual cameras Unreal Engines Take Recorder

Today we pushed Unreal Engines Take Recorder and Sequencer to archive Multicam shooting in a full virtual production test. The objective of this test was to see just how many cameras could be recorded simultaneously, how this effects frame rate and how best to render out each cameras perspective. (Its important to not this test…
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Virtual production in Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine Helps Asa Bailey Deliver Real-Time Virtual Production

Asa Bailey took the role of Director and DVP (Director of virtual production) on the short film series created for NTT Data. Each short film took just 4 days to produce; Asa was able to create such rapid productions with a pioneered new Unreal Engine based real-time Workflow. In this article we’ll walk you through…
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Realtime Pipeline™

Realtime Compositing with Realtime Pipeline™ for Unreal Engine

WAKE UP 2 Director Asa Bailey Production MR Factory Agency Growthland Client NTT Data Realtime Compositing in UE4 with Realtime Pipeline™ Take a look at the future of realtime content production. Live composited on-set, the production made a saving in post-production costs while at the same time giving the Director, actors and crew the ability…
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Optimizing V-Ray for Unreal Engine

Optimising V-Ray for Unreal Engine

First posted on Unreal Engines blog on February 15, 2019. V-Ray is one of the worlds biggest physically-based renderers which is used in a variety of markets from architectural firms to visual effects. The Chaos Group (which owns and develops the V-ray software) noticed Unreal Engines rapid growth within similar markets, but with the agenda of…
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A New Breed of Cinematographers

Rise of the Robot Cameraman

With the growth of game engines and their ever growing abilities, they’re bringing forth a totally new way of shooting content. The film industry is dominated by visual FX and more and more is being done in the engine, the environments, the effects, even the actors, it’s possible to do it all within the engine…
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realtime digital character animation

Unreal Engine Real Time Digital Character Animation

File under creating content for AI advertising platforms. To meet the demands of AI driven advertising platforms for monster.com and The Mill turned to real time production methods. [AI advertising platforms are using deep learning to optimise ad creative placement and they require a large amount of creative options to get going.] How to produce…
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360 live video production

Best Practice for Live 360 Video Production

Imeve CEO Devon Copley recently gave this keynote presentation on Best Practices for Live 360 Video, as part of the IVRPA 2018 conference in Japan. In this video, Devon shares hard-won, real-world tips on how to plan and run a successful live virtual reality production. He covers issues like camera choice, camera position, client management,…
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