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STUDIO OF THE FUTURE
PLATFORM FOR A SIMULATED IMMERSIVE PRODUCTION SPACE
Since the new studio model is open architecture, the world artists/engineers can participate in the evolution. The new studio is exciting to World Viewers because this new canvas provides evolving ways of creating content around a new art form.
MTV was a new art form of the early 80’s. Music and video were integrated to tell a story and promote songs of artists. Troyer created video clips in her club, Rosebud in Iowa City in 1979. Artists who performed allowed a few of their songs to be visualized: (Songs of Bo Diddley, Fabulous Thunderbirds (promotion for new group), Leon Russell, Del Shannon were used). She also wrote a proposal for a channel idea.
The video clip channel idea was in the air and Bob Pittman in Chicago took it to Viacom. MTV was born. Again there is a time for an evolution in visual content. Many executives have done much research on what will be the Studio of the future.
The ZTV MetaShell playpen is user friendly and streamlined. The Big frame evolved to the PC. Play Station did magic with image processing. This new model allows the young Spielberg or Laurie Anderson to have access to the tools to create.
These evolving platforms are upgraded in virtual space. A software engineer at Purdue University works on a specific solution for infrared sensor tracking with a computer programmer in India. The assignment: Place the Artist on stage by a mountain stream shown on the large backset. Off the shelf- math and physics soft ware programs are expanded to create computations for the entities movement and interaction with the environment, creating the right perspectives in that space.
Performance Artists make a wish list. I want to do this! The imagination is the limit. If the concept is not doable in the system, a call is sent out for the virtual realist in different participating sites to work on providing a solution. Thus the artist/engineer provides the ongoing evolution of the MDT- P space (Meta dimensional transfer platform (playpen).
METATRONICS: The MZM MetaTronics division tracks licensing and compensation rights of those who contribute, either in software or content. This entity is the R&D integration arm with protection for the intellectual property of those who are asked to contribute and those who do ongoing upgrade evolution.
MDT-P: Meta Dimensional Transfer Platform. This new holodeck will be a fun world virtual engineering project. It will also be incentive for the young digital artist, engineer or gamer to participate.
MODEL for the Studio of the Future playpen allows the joyful experience for many in participating as on-lookers or by actually providing solutions. Also many will watch the shows from the playpen not only to see the artist’s “vision”, but also to watch the new “playpen” capabilities. The people who love the next great special effect will be excited to see the new integrations and how they are used. Maybe a Brittany Spears who is a savvy digital performance artist can inspire many 8 – 10 year old girls (who are her most avid followers) to become more involved in the digital revolution.
ZTV curved screen from ceiling to floor. Remote controlled cameras. The producer artist owner gives the WISH LIST script the “virtual realists (those hired to create the content). The artist provides material they wish used to create content. Example: Stevie Wonder provides film images of slow motion red roses shot for his Secret Life of Plants show.
EXAMPLE OF PLAYPEN TECHNOLOGY AND SOFTWARE:
a. Broadband virtual network between MetaShells, MetaStar, MetaTronics, MetaSites.
b. Augmented realties intersecting data with real time or real life manipulated images.
c. Sensors used to detect point of space that each artist or actor occupies in the playpen.
d. Computer vision software recognizes video outlines, shapes, 3D models in real world, ability to capture 3D in real world in real time, Auto stereo and positioning
e. Computer visualizations, advanced vision systems outlay real time exports
f. Extending these to real time stage performance
University and government test bed participants receive grants such as ONR (Office of Naval Research) as test bed consultants. Battle Augmented Reality systems (BABS) can be translated for use in the MetaShell Playpen. Medical break through research such as ultrasound sensors and software are integrated. JPL has made light-year break though in areas of stereo capture, cameras, optics, and computer processing. JPL, NASA and CalTech are especially targeted for integration tools.
THIS IS A LIST OF WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE FORMULA COOKIE CUTTER SHOW THAT THE FAMOUS HOST PRODUCES:
a. The new studio will be based around IDF platform, which allows a Meta Dimensional Transfer Platform MDT-P. This space is a playpen where the artist can perform. This space is called a MetaShell playpen. The technology integration is MDT-P.
b. All work from a formula show script. Artist chooses theme and invites a few famous friends to perform also. The artist asks an up and coming artist (or two) to participate, thus introducing to fans the new artists they support. Artist & invited performers invite friends to dress to theme and participate (audience).
Show: a seamless 60/ 90 minute story. The artist remixes former digital material with new content. This gives opportunity to converge prior art with new inspired work creating a new money stream directly to the artist/ owner: Video and comedy clips can be taken out of the show for promotion on MTV or MetaStar of the new DVD.
a. Elton John might want his theme to be Circus harlequin (see script). Peter Gabriel might want to integrate visuals from his games with his music (much all ready rendered so new “digital remixes” are easy). Why not use his fabulous digital female all ready rendered? This is a great new opportunity to introduce Gabriel’s new music?
b. Michael Jackson was the first to create the successful great selling long story video: Thriller, Black and White, etc. He has been an innovator, a digital genius, using many of the new digital tools for the first time in an integrated story: Morphing faces.
c. The MetaShell playpen is a cookie cutter model a la McDonalds. The evolved playpens are placed in private regional broadband connected club studio atmospheres for the famous artists to create shows.
f. The MetaShell is also leased for creating other programming. Mini-MetaShell versions are licensed to use in local club studio community centers called MetaSites. The local MetaSites artist/engineer also participates in the evolving MetaShells, contributing new tools for the communal tool chest. The MetaSites participants can do interactive shows or communication with other MetaShells or MetaSites through broadband.
g. MetaSites are community portals. They are a local broadcast station, which send their in-house produced content and other programs to homes in a 35-mile radius (wireless).
h. Local artists and regional artists participate in creating programming that is set with the above criteria. The shell is set, the rules for the shell of the show are set and then the artist’s imagination is the limit. A new art form is born: (see After Hours Live proposal).
i. Broadband connected MetaShells allows virtual collaboration between artist, engineers and audiences. MetaShells connect with MetaSites and the brain center: MetaTronics. Collaboration in virtual space can be quite innovative. Brittany Spears performs in the London MetaShell dancing with her pet animated troll. Peter Gabriel is in jail singing his song in the MetaShell in Toronto and Brittany Spears has her troll go to his cell to help him do a jailbreak. First the troll has to find the key in the dungeon and maybe the audience can help.
STUDIO OF FUTURE SUMMARY:
Imagine being in an open train in a dome. Suddenly a dark funnel cloud appears and you are actually in a tornado: the sound, smell, stillness, wind pressure and the visuals.
In Seattle the medical researchers have found the burn victims heal much faster if they are put into a virtual iceberg environment.
The evolving playpen and communal tool chest allows fast collective progress in an important next step integration. Not only will this playpen provide the ultimate in entertainment, but also opens new vistas for many other disciplines. The MDT-P allows:
Military simulation, new forms of learning space, healing space, location entertainment experiences and the list goes on.