“Mica: A Photoreal Character for Spatial Computing” by Bancroft, Zafar, Comer, Kuribayashi, Litt, et al. …

  • ©James Bancroft, Nafees Bin Zafar, Sean Comer, Takashi Kuribayashi, Jonathan Litt, and Thomas Miller

  • ©James Bancroft, Nafees Bin Zafar, Sean Comer, Takashi Kuribayashi, Jonathan Litt, and Thomas Miller



Entry Number: 09


    Mica: A Photoreal Character for Spatial Computing



    Mica is an autonomous, photoreal human character that runs on the Magic Leap One spatial computing platform. The past ten years have seen tremendous improvements in virtual character technology on screen, in film and games. Spatial computing hardware such as Magic Leap One allows us to take the next step: interacting with virtual characters off the screen. We believe that virtual characters who are aware of and can interact directly with users in real-world environments will provide a uniquely compelling experience.


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    Mica could not have been created without the significant contributions of: James Bancroft, Nafees Bin Zafar, Victoria Bishop, Sean Comer, Fabian Elmers, Prudence Fenton, Chris Hebert, Takashi Kuribayashi, Kamy Leach, Victor Leung, Jeff Lin, Jonathan Litt, Thomas Miller, John Monos, Mark Orbik, Rebecca Paris, Dan Platt, The Hung Quach, Scot Shinderman, Geoff Wedig, Aaron Wilson, Alice Wroe, and Joelle Zimmermann.


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