A kind of blending film with video games, video interactivity has always been a labor-intensive dream. But as technology advanced, it started to become obvious to Dan that computer vision and machine learning could accelerate the creation process for interactivity. Though while Netflix legitimized the interactive video market with big investments, some advanced companies are still using antiquated processes to create content, which slows down and limits creativity. Thus Dan’s mission—to liberate the video industry from antiquated creative processes. Hear how he cuts the interactive video edge in this engaging episode.
Starting his career by creating a dating app for Sky TV, Dan Garraway “makes stuff happen” across video, technology, TV, live events, and websites. His present work focuses on video and starts with a basic yet important question: “Why are video and the internet not more connected?” Interactive video is very labor-intensive to create and this is one challenge that Garraway and his colleagues are spearheading to solve.