This was a very special exhibit showcased at SIGGRAPH 2015, and while most were enamored by its stereoscopic 3D backbone, its importance and ramifications go a lot further than most realize.
The University of Southern California has been recording the last generation of holocaust survivors in an interactive multi-view 3D format. The outcome is most closely compared to the way Superman talks to his deceased father in the original movies, except this is real and personally tells just one of the stories from one of the darkest chapters in human history. Despite the limitations of modern technology, it’s so human and so convincing a media, it feels rude to look away when spoken to.
We’re very pleased to present our interview with some of the team behind this memorable exhibit.