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Using AI to Create Interactive Digital Actors

Kevin He  (Founder and CEO, DeepMotion)

Location: Innovation Stage

Date: Tuesday, October 15

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm

Topic: Entertainment

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Physical character interaction is hard to fake; whether it's between two in-world characters, between users and characters, or between a character or avatar and its environmental surroundings. Nevertheless, interaction is central to user-driven storytelling and building immersive VR and AR experiences that suspend disbelief. DeepMotion CEO, Kevin He, will discuss the challenges of, and science behind, building an interactive character authoring tool, as well as how companies can integrate intelligent character simulation into their own applications.


Attendees will get an overview of state of the art machine learning techniques as applied to character motion, as well as a look at compelling use cases for interactive characters and avatars in XR.

Intended Audience

This session will be geared towards technical animators, developers, tech leads, as well as business managers interested in new methods for applying AI and interactive motion to commercial applications.