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Torsten Reil:
Animate characters by evolving them

TED2003 · 18:20 · Filmed Mar 2003
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Torsten Reil talks about how the study of biology can help make natural-looking animated people — by building a human from the inside out, with bones, muscles and a nervous system. He spoke at TED in 2003; see his work now in GTA4.

Animating neurobiologist
By coding computer simulations with biologically modeled nervous systems, Torsten Reil and his company NaturalMotion breathe life into the animated characters inhabiting the most eye-poppingly realistic games and movies around. Full bio
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