‍Will Driscoll to Join Digital Human Technology Panel at 2024 NAB Show

Wild Capture
March 28, 2024
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Will Driscoll, Co-Founder and CEO of Wild Capture, to Join Digital Human Technology Panel at 2024 NAB Show

LOS ANGELES -- March 28, 2024 -- Wild Capture, developers of digital human technologies, announces its presence at the 2024 NAB Show, the preeminent conference and exhibition driving the evolution of broadcast, media, and entertainment, taking place April 13-17, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Wild Capture at the NAB Capitalize Zone

Wild Capture co-founder and CEO Will Driscoll will share the power of digital human content creation at the NAB Show Capitalize Zone Theater in a session titled The Case for Digital Humans”.

Date: Wednesday, April 17  | 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM PT

Location: West Hall | W2149 Capitalize Zone Theater

Moderated by Jeff Taylor, Senior Global Brand Partnerships, TechCrunch, “The Case for Digital Humans” panel examines the current and future impact of digital humans on the future of entertainment and media. Will and other thought leaders will share insights on new technological advancements, revenue streams, and the market value that has made digital humans a viable asset for storytellers across various platforms for media, sports, fashion, gaming, virtual production environments, and new immersive experiences.

Will Driscoll, Wild Capture Co-Founder and CEO, featured speaker at the 2024 NAB Show

Driscoll emphasizes the surge in demand for footage-based, recognizable digital human assets that are tangible for use in spatial media, centered on the integration of gaming and cinematic engines.

"NAB is the prime venue for exchanging ideas about emerging technologies and tools. I'm excited to engage in conversation to showcase how Wild Capture is accelerating innovation in storytelling and addressing the demand for digital human realism by leveraging volumetric video methodologies to capture real individuals' authentic body ergonomics from every angle. The digital human ecosystem is growing, and creators like us are building the tools to give everyone access." says Driscoll. 

Driscoll has a rich background in volumetric video production and is a leading figure in digital human technology. Throughout his career, he has worked in both technical and creative roles and has made significant contributions to the industry, including as a technical director at Intel Studios | Sports, for which he was awarded the Lumiere Award for his work on ‘Enter the Tomb: Tutankhamun.’

Jeff Taylor, Moderator of the Digital Human Technology panel at the NAB 2024 Show

The Wild Capture Digital Human Platform

The Wild Capture Digital Human Platform is a streamlined set of tools that map spatial data onto holographic inputs, utilizing industry-standard practices to deliver interoperable, lifelike digital human assets with unmatched realism and accuracy. The pioneering platform incorporates Universal Scene Description (USD) to provide media and entertainment professionals, digital content producers, and volumetric capture studios with an efficient workflow for creating digital crowd and fashion assets with unprecedented realism in their interaction with the CGI world around them. 

Among the recent projects that have relied on Wild Capture’s digital human technologies and enabled software services include the forthcoming Francis Ford Coppola film, Megalopolis.

Commitment to Digital Human Rights Management                

Wild Capture is committed to offering a trustworthy digital rights management (DRM) system that allows creators who lend their likeness for content creation to control the tracking and monetization of their performance assets. Wild Capture is a member of the HAND (Human & Digital) beta Talent Registry program to enhance efficient discoverability, royalty collection, and revenue tracking of notable real and virtual humans. (read press release)

Schedule a Press Briefing Session with Wild Capture

Driscoll is available for one-on-one press briefings at the NAB Show to discuss the latest trends in spatial media and the digital human technology ecosystem. During these briefings, he can share more specifically how Wild Capture's enabled production services and technology innovation can be leveraged to deliver high-quality digital human content for film, TV, or branded content.

To schedule a briefing, please contact Vicky Gray-Clark, Ambient PR, (408)318-1980, vicky@ambientpr.com

About Wild Capture

Wild Capture, headquartered in Los Angeles, is the leader in customized digital humans for multimedia and immersive experiences.

In 2022, Wild Capture launched its award-winning Digital Human Platform, a disruptive, cloud-based, volumetric video suite. Powered by Wild Capture's core conforming technology, Unify Solver, and its pioneering use of AI, the company delivers unprecedented, scalable solutions for creating interoperable digital crowds and customized digital fashion assets that seamlessly integrate into any 3D production pipeline with cinema-quality photorealism.

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Media Contact

Vicky Gray-Clark

Ambient PR

408-318-1980 | vicky@ambientpr.com

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March 28, 2024