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NVIDIA 'MODEL' HINTS AT OPPORTUNITIES TO COME
|January 4, 2007
"Digital Adriannne" was created by Nvidia using
Softimage|XSI and the company's own professional graphics solutions. The
concept of virtual characters lends itself to extensive licensing
opportunities, where a celebrity's likeness can be incorporated into video
games, product endorsements, Web sites and traditional broadcast media.
"I am honored to have been selected as the first celebrity for this project,"
says Curry. "The Digital Adrianne is so realistic, it's really trippy. Lara
Croft, eat my shorts!"
In addition to winning America's Next Top Model, Curry also starred in the VH1 reality series The Surreal
Life and My Fair Brady. She has graced the pages of numerous magazines and
is active in online promotions and blogs.
"The uses for this technological breakthrough are truly endless," notes Dan
Vivoli, senior VP of marketing at Nvidia. "The Digital Adrianne can demonstrate
the same range of emotions, movements, and attitudes, and appear just as
lifelike as her living, breathing counterpart. It is simply a stunning