NVISION 08 scoops Battlestar Galactica keynote

NVISION 08 scoops Battlestar Galactica keynote

By Ed Fear

June 6th 2008 at 9:16AM

Actress Tricia Helfer to discuss how graphics technology affects film

Tricia Helfer, who plays 'Number Six' in the Sci-Fi TV series Battlestar Galactica, will provide a keynote at Nvidia's first NVISION 08 developer conference.

Helfer will talk about her experience in working on an effects-heavy TV show, and how computer graphics technology influences film and television. In addition, guests will be able to meet her at the NVISION GeForce LAN event.

“We are very excited to have Tricia Helfer speak at NVISION 08,” said Rob Csongor, vice president of corporate marketing at NVIDIA.

“As an actress in the 21st century, she is an iconic example of how visual computing is transforming the television, film, and entertainment industries. She interacts with both real and virtual characters, and real and virtual sets, in award-winning television dramas as well as video games. Our NVISION 08 attendees will have the special opportunity to hear and see through the eyes of Tricia how story making and entertainment have become stunningly realistic and engaging through the use of visual computing technology.”

The NVISION 08 conference takes place from August 25th to 27th, and promises to attract 'thousands of engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals and consumers from around the world'. More information can be found at the NVISION website.