Welcome to Real-Time Explainers, a constantly expanding resource that aims to shine some light on a range of topics relating to real-time technology and the Unreal Engine ecosystem. Ready to get started? Go ahead and dive right in!
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Animation gives us the means to tell stories through characters, worlds, movement, and visual effects, whether based on real life or completely imagined.
Ray tracing is a rendering method that mimicks the behavior of real light as it interacts with objects. Find out more about ray tracing and how it can be used in real-time engines to create more realistic images without slowing you down.
A key component of the metaverse, digital humans are 3D computer-generated versions of human beings that can be animated to move and behave like real people, but in a virtual world.