SEOUL, South Korea, December 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Pony ENT, a cutting-edge Korean startup, is poised to redefine the virtual idol industry through the use of state-of-the-art motion capture technology and virtual human creation techniques.
As the global market for virtual idols continues to expand, Pony ENT is at the forefront of this growing trend, offering innovative solutions that cater to the evolving entertainment landscape.
The growing demand for virtual entertainment
The virtual idol business market is experiencing exponential growth driven by the increasing demand for immersive digital entertainment experiences. Additionally, the desire for performances by stars of the past, as exemplified by ABBA’s recent hologram tour, highlights the growing market for nostalgia-driven virtual entertainment.
Pony ENT is a leader in intellectual property (IP) production, enabling the acquisition and use of celebrity IP. The company boasts of a world-class 3D scanning facility equipped with advanced scanners capable of capturing the exact facial and body features of celebrities.
Complementing their scanning capabilities, Pony ENT features a state-of-the-art motion capture facility. Equipped with state-of-the-art cameras and sensors, this facility precisely captures the movements and expressions of real people, imbuing virtual idols with unparalleled authenticity and dynamism.
Digital artists transforming ideas
Pony ENT has a team of directors from various fields with a wide range of experience and expertise, as well as a team of professional CGI experts and developers. This team has a deep understanding of the latest digital effects technologies and algorithms, enabling them to transform creative ideas into compelling digital content that meets the demands of their clients.
Already after developing virtual people in cooperation with an Indonesian company, Pony ENT is actively expanding its presence in the East Asian region. Minho KangCEO of Pony ENT, stated: “Pony Entertainment plans to launch interactive AI virtual human content products in the first quarter of next year as part of its next-generation virtual human business. The company plans to continue building and implementing a two-way communication environment by connecting ChatGPT with AI humans created with celebrity IP. This will increase profitability in various business areas such as education, performance and gaming.”
In addition, Pony Entertainment asked for your continued support for their recently launched passionate and energetic virtual human, “SO:MI.”
SO:MI is currently available on YouTube and TikTok and is looking for new brands to collaborate with.
About Pony ENT
Pony ENT is an innovative Korean startup that recently created a comprehensive infrastructure for virtual human development. Their one-stop service includes a range of professional facilities and experts, providing an optimal environment for celebrity restoration, IP development such as virtual idols and original virtual people, and commercialization.
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