Rendering the Digital Self

Published: May 19, 2016
Category: News

CCTV-America featured research by Ari Shapiro and Andrew Feng to create user-like avatars. Shapiro and his colleagues’ Rapid Avatar Generator work reproduces a digital version of the user within minutes and at a fraction of the cost of existing technology.
“We want to capture that unique aspect of what makes you, you and them embed it into an avatar,” says Shapiro in the video story.