Brainstorm Brings Real-Time Ray Tracing to NAB 2019

Brainstorm’s mastery of virtual sets and Augmented reality will be seen as even more photo realistic with real time ray tracing capability at their NAB 2019 exhibit.

Celebrating its 25thyear exhibiting at the NAB 2019 show, the big news from Brainstorm will be its demonstration of real-time ray tracing in its latest version of InfinitySet virtual set and AR software.

“By using the power of the Nvidia RTX GPU along with the rendering capability of the latest Unreal Engine 4.22 from Epic Games, this new level of real time ray tracing will let InfinitySet function as the hub for our main demo, displaying virtual set and Augmented Reality operations," said Miguel Churruca, marketing and communications director at Brainstorm.

Ray tracing enables realistic reflections and shadows

Ray tracing enables realistic reflections and shadows

In addition to real time ray tracing (which, by the way, is the computationally intensive rendering technique of generating an image by mapping the trajectory of light rays as pixels in an image plane to simulate the effects of their impacts with virtual objects—such as reflections) Brainstorm will also be showing off InfinitySet’s new HDR I/O capabilities along with PBR (Physically Based Rendering) and 360-degree output.

AstonElections can make watching the returns rewarding

AstonElections can make watching the returns rewarding

Neuron, Brainstorm’s broadcast graphics management system, and their template-based elections and business graphics application, AstonElections, which was introduced last year, will have new capabilities for weather, sports analysis, presentations and interactive 360-degree content.

Brainstorm's new version 3.1 of its motion graphics system, Aston, which now includes Aston2D. Sometimes advance 3D graphics are overkill for a given application, so Aston2D so, Aston 2D provides all the power and capabilities of the Aston but in a two-dimensional world.”

The new Presentations Module means an end to

The new Presentations Module means an end to "Death by PowerPoint" presentations.

Churruca also revealed that the company will be releasing a new Presentations Module for InfinitySet designed for live shows.

This will create AR content using material from a presentation tool such as Microsoft PowerPoint or Adobe PDF. Calling upon a new interface, the Presentation Module integrates slides, pictures, movies, PDF or PPT presentations, 3D objects and many more elements including Aston projects and forms to make live conferences more compelling.

“This extends the communication power of InfinitySet beyond broadcast to real world applications,” Churruca said. “It’s a very interesting method of content management using high quality innovative graphics in program presentations.”

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

The Future Of Performance Capture, Gollum, Apes And Andy Serkis

Andy Serkis has become the face - and body - of performance capture. The technology has allowed the creation of more convincing and realistic looking fantasy creatures, notably Serkis’ own standout roles as Gollum in the Lord of the Rings…

AI – ML – DL – The Differences

Artificial Intelligence is more than just one element. In this article, we look at and describe the many parts AI encompasses.

Weather Channel Uses Immersive Mixed Reality to Educate Viewers About the Dangers From Winter Ice

In their latest hyper-realistic VR weather warning, The Weather Channel helps viewers better understand the potential dangers created by ice storms.

2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the Industry

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because o…

Articles You May Have Missed – August 16, 2017

Virtual Reality (VR). There are basically two camps; you love it or could not care less. The rabid VR fans look for every hit of a new product, technique or movie/clip to try. The reality is that creating VR…