Beyond the Uncanny Valley: Creating Realistic Virtual Humans in the 21st Century
TimeWednesday, 5 December 20182:15pm - 4pm
DescriptionBridging the Uncanny Valley was once the Holy Grail for every roboticist, computer graphics, animation and video games professional. This panel gathers acclaimed professionals from those fields for an exploration of the State of the Art in creating realistic Virtual Humans. Does the concept of Uncanny valley still stand in 2018? What are the next steps and where do research efforts need to be directed? The discussion will be a great opportunity to find out the devices used by each discipline for achieving a greater suspension of disbelief.