• 03.02.10

How Will Robots See in 2018? [exclusive video]

The team at Imaginary Forces used a combination of military and NASA technology to answer that question for the movie ‘Terminator Salvation.’ Karin Fong shows us how Terminator’s “Machine Vision” was created in this exclusive video.

In an exclusive video created for Fast Company, Karin Fong (number 88 on our Most Creative People list) and her team at Imaginary Forces put together a behind the scenes look at the creation of the “Machine Vision” used in the film Terminator Salvation.
To render believable images of how a robot might see in the year 2018,
a combination of military and NASA technology was employed, including a
relative of the Mars Rover’s optical system called the Bumblebee.


Related: Complete coverage of Terminator Salvation

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Mark Borden is a Senior Editor at Fast Company magazine. He loosely defines his beat as creativity and how individuals and companies use it to distinguish themselves in the marketplace to attract fans, customers, employees and strategic partners.