CONNECTING TO LIVING HISTORY WITH VOLUMETRIC VIDEO

The mid 19th century saw the introduction of photography as witness to history. Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War are approachable to us in the 21st century in many ways due to the use of the camera as witness. As we move forward, spatial computing offers a similar inflection point, and volumetric capture offers a way of connecting to the people who make history in ways that are entirely novel. This panel discusses their experience with capturing legacy, and where they think the future lies.

SXSW 2022 Shedule

Matrix Resurrections – Next Level Bullet Time

With their groundbreaking cyberpunk milestone “The Matrix”, the Wachowskis catapulted the sci-fi genre into the new millennium and revolutionized the use of digital effects in Hollywood blockbusters. Volucap has developed novel volumetric capture solutions capable of capturing cinema-quality three dimensional images of actors and environments with movement (volumetric video). For Matrix Resurrections, Volucap has developed a wide range of different volumetric recording systems, from portable handheld solutions to the world’s first underwater volumetric studio. Sven Bliedung von der Heide gives an insight into the production, in which he was involved for 2 years

Mar 13, 2022 / 14:30 – 15:30pm CDT / Austin Convention Center / Room 17AB

Connecting to Living History with Volumetric Video

The mid 19th century saw the introduction of photography as witness to history. Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War are approachable to us in the 21st century in many ways due to the use of the camera as witness. As we move forward, spatial computing offers a similar inflection point, and volumetric capture offers a way of connecting to the people who make history in ways that are entirely novel. This panel discusses their experience with capturing legacy, and where they think the future lies.

Mar 16, 2022 / 11:30 – 12:30pm CDT / Austin Marriott Downtown / Waller Ballroom

German Pavilion

SXSW in Austin/Texas focuses on the digital economy and the music, film and interactive media industries, which are continuously being transformed by digitalization. There are a variety of workshops and seminars, as well as a wide-ranging entertainment program. The Digital Hub Initiative will represent the German start-up scene as part of the German Pavilion in 2022 and will be present at the Creative Industries Expo from March 13-16.

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