Create + render immersive content

From 3D renderings to 360-degree video, digital media is becoming more immersive. Are you interested in learning to create new media content? Animations can be a powerful tool for communication. VR can allow design teams to virtually prototype devices before sending them out for physical prototypes, leading to faster design iterations. AR enables new information overlay in real time in real world environments. These new media tools are leading to fast changes in how we learn, interact, and communicate with others.

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Sample projects and research

Inverse rendering for photorealistic computer graphics and digital avatars

Frédo Durand, the Amar Bose Professor of Computing in EECS, received a 2020 MIT.nano Immersion Lab Gaming Program seed grant to support his work in improving 3D models to satisfy all lighting phenomena and faithfully reproduce real scenes and humans by developing inverse rendering techniques to generate photorealistic 3D models from input photographs. The end result could help create compelling digital avatars for gaming or video conferencing, reproduce scenes for telepresence, or create rich realistic environments for video games.

Related MIT centers & labs

MIT Center for Advanced Virtuality
GIS & Data Lab | MIT Libraries
Virtually Reality + Augmented Reality club