“Ray Tracing is the Future and Ever Will Be” by Keller, Karras, Wald, Laine, Aila, et al. …

  • ©Alexander Keller, Tero Karras, Ingo Wald, Samuli Laine, Timo Aila, Jacco Bikker, Christiaan Gribble, Won-Jong Lee, and James A. McCombe



Entry Number: 09


    Ray Tracing is the Future and Ever Will Be

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    The phrase ”Ray tracing is the future and ever will be”, as coined by David Kirk (NVIDIA fellow and former Chief Scientist), allows for two interpretations: Either, it will never be feasible, or it will be a disruptive technology. In order to show how close the state of the art is to the latter, presenters from industry will highlight the enabling technical aspects as well as the current challenges and opportunities of ray tracing.


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