A REAL TIME BJORK AVATAR TELEPORTATION
Bjork streaming her Virtual Reality persona over a 1,000 miles in real time
When presented with the temporal dilemma of ideally being in two places at once, we worked in collaboration with software company Unity 3D, motion capture experts The Imaginarium and director Andrew Thomas Huang to stream Bjork as a real time avatar into London's prestigious Somerset House venue. She was interviewed in front of the world's press by director of the venue Jonathan Reekie in a world first for the virtual medium
We brought together a world class team of motion capture and games engine experts and engineers to integrate the production tools needed to stream Bjork from the Icelandic Multimedia School in Reykjavik directly to a 5.1 surround cinema screen in London.
Real time two way avatar interview
The audience of invited press and critics were treated to a world first. The first time an artist hs been able to present herself in a virtual reality environment as a dynamic subject, pushing the boundaries of what will become true holoportation.