Does it look like Han Ye-seul?”
For the first time, a virtual human (virtual human)안전놀이터 imitating a real actor was born.
Bytech C&T created and released actress Han Ye-seul’s virtual human ‘Yeseul (Yeseul E)’. She revealed that she will be in charge of management as well in the future.
Bytech C&T said, “The virtual human ‘Yeseul’, created based on deep learning technology, will lead the media trend by preoccupying the market with differentiated strategies such as lectures, albums, advertisements, character business, and content production related to the metaverse.” revealed
Many virtual humans have been created since the advent of virtual humans, but this is the first virtual human based on a real celebrity. However, when the appearance was revealed, it was a pity that there was not much resemblance. Rather, there is even a joking remark that the real Han Ye-seul is like a virtual human.
In the past, there have been many cases in which virtual humans, including Rosie, have released actual albums or acted as show hosts and advertising models.
Virtual humans have emerged like a flood because of industry demand to appeal to the younger generation and their low cost compared to celebrities. Rosie, Lucy, a virtual human with an indistinguishable appearance, enjoyed great popularity. Rosie, the first virtual human in Korea, has 130,000 social media followers , and Lucy has 160,000.
The virtual human ‘Yeoriji’, created by the Korea Tourism Organization at a cost of 800 million won, was also the subject of controversy over their resemblance. It’s because her face resembles Red Velvet’s Irene. At last year’s parliamentary inspection , Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Byung-hoon said of ‘Yeoriji’, “The attempt to introduce virtual humans is good, but there are elements of portrait rights infringement.” encourages,” he pointed out.
Virtual humans still have inherent limitations. Unlike real people, it is evaluated as a limitation that there is no bond over time, and that it gives curiosity when you see it often. It is unclear how popular virtual humans based on real celebrities will become, as people’s interest has waned in recent years.
An industry insider said, “In fact, the virtual human craze was largely influenced by curiosity.” “To sustain popularity, it is essential to build a bond with fans through face-to-face meetings like real celebrities, and build a solid fandom based on this, but virtual humans There is a limit to communication with fans,” he pointed out.