You might not be aware, but entertainment technology is abundant in our daily lives. These are workings and components that improve or give way for us to have an enjoyable entertainment experience. The main purpose of these technological advancements is to enable us to find enjoyment, relaxation, and maybe even be productive during our downtime.
This has become very apparent in the fields of film and photography. It can be seen in the quality of the pictures and videos that are as close to reality as possible. It is providing vivid imagery and even mind-bending flexibility at very reasonable rates.
One of the biggest breakthroughs in entertainment technology is the innovation of how reality is perceived. This technology is achieved via a combination of audio and visual gadgets combined with either an external prop or gloves.
This setup will allow you to experience a three-dimensional simulation of a particular image or setting wherein the user can interact with the elements therein as if he is actually in that situation.
This has found many practical applications, not just in the gaming industry. Many have been using VR glasses in order to have realistic outdoor exercise sessions or other activities that have been restricted lately.
High Dynamic Range
High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a method used in photography and television to allow for a larger range of luminosity, which means a wider range of dark and bright areas in an image than what is available with regular digital imaging techniques.
The HDR technology works by capturing and recording the same image multiple times but with different levels of exposure. It then combines the images together, the highlights, mid tones, and shadows, to create a single image that has a greater dynamic range of luminosity. The result is an image with more shadow details, greater contrast, and more vivid colors.
HDR technology is now more widely used in digital cameras and even in Smartphone cameras. This technology is also used for gaming, where the image is rendered in a more realistic way. With all these technologies, HDR helps to bring out the true beauty of what you see, giving you a more enjoyable viewing experience.
This is a combination of what is actually the real world and a superimposition of a computer-created image or animation. By using the actual real-life backdrop, the user will get a different feel of the immersive activity. Most notable of this is the AR game Pokémon Go which drove the world into a frenzy when it launched. It allowed players to find and capture virtual Pokémon characters in the real world.
Augmented Reality is being used in various other industries as well, such as in the medical field. It is being used to help surgeons in the operating room get a better view of the patient’s anatomy.
It is also being used in the automotive industry to help technicians in the repair and maintenance of cars. AR can also be used in the retail industry to help customers visualize products in their homes. There are many other applications of AR, and it is sure to continue to grow in the future.
Light Field Camera
A light field camera is a technology that captures the light field of a scene. Also referred to as a plenoptic camera, this makes use of the light field coming from the scene, taking into consideration the light direction and intensity, and translates that information into vividly formed pictures and scenes.
It removes the need for multiple camera shots, as one camera can effectively perform and capture that function, thereby allowing for a smoother flow of images and a more defined scene.
Light field cameras are still in their early stages, but they have the potential to revolutionize the way we capture and view images.
Cloud rendering is a technology that allows for the creation of high-quality graphics and animations in real time. This technology has the ability to generate a photorealistic image from any form of a model by using the computing capabilities of the cloud and providing you with this image in real time.
Cloud rendering has found its application in the gaming and film industries, where it is used to create high-quality visual effects. This comes very useful in movie productions in so far as even low-budget productions will be able to create realistic sceneries without breaking the bank.