Capturing, NeRFs and the Metaverse


Michael Cruz Cervera

In this insightful episode of Meta Minutes, we engage with Michael Cruz Cervera to unravel the intricacies of 3D capturing and its pivotal role in the burgeoning Metaverse. We delve into the critical aspect of content creation, particularly in 3D, which is instrumental in breathing life into Metaverse worlds. Michael elucidates how 3D capturing technologies like LiDAR and photogrammetry are playing a crucial role in this domain, also touching upon various apps that are leading the charge. The dialogue further deepens as we explore the impact of recent advancements in AI on 3D capturing, with a focus on Neural Radiance Fields (NeRF) and Gaussian Splatting. Michael breaks down these novel techniques, comparing them to more classical capturing methods, and highlighting their respective advantages and shortcomings. 

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