Man alive! Nvidia is getting all kinds of ridiculous with its FaceWorks tech. Rendering faces with this kind of fidelity?
Imagine your favorite games with all the realism bestowed upon us by this digital eye candy. Or perhaps movies would utilize this tech and have digital counterparts in place of real life actors. Just add likeness of actor, sprinkle in some digital traits of said film star, pepper in some mocap, garnish with voice overs and you’re good to go.
People’s imaginations do tend to run wild though, so creative types could come up with some great ways to make use of this awesomeness. Then there are those who would use it for the most obvious thing, really. Yes, ze pr0nz. I imagine CG pornography would get a huge bump (no pun intended) in quality if they chose to take this for a test drive. And they will. Digital pr0nstars could be the wave of the future.
Or perhaps digital stand-ins for political figures could be a functional use for the tech as well. A digitized POTUS could be making show interrupting speeches instead of its flesh and blood forbearer.
Maybe everyone would want to have a digital copy of themselves, digital DNA, if you will. That way we can all live forever, in a manner of speaking.
Well whatever this will be used for it’ll look damned creepy.