Mar 15–18, 2020
Martin Förtsch

Martin Förtsch
Principal Consultant, TNG


Martin Förtsch is an IT consultant at TNG, based in Unterföhring near Munich who studied computer sciences. His focus areas are Agile development (mainly) in Java, search engine technologies, information retrieval and databases. As an Intel Software Innovator and Intel Black Belt Software Developer, he’s strongly involved in the development of open source software for gesture control with 3D cameras like Intel RealSense and has built an augmented reality wearable prototype device with his team based on this technology. He gives many talks on national and international conferences about AI, the internet of things, 3D camera technologies, augmented reality, and test-driven development. He was awarded with the JavaOne Rockstar award.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Location: 210 E
Martin Förtsch (TNG), Thomas Endres (TNG Technology Consulting GmbH)
Imagine looking into a mirror, but not seeing your own face. Instead, you're looking in the eyes of Barack Obama or Angela Merkel. Your facial expressions are seamlessly transferred to the other person's face in real time. Martin Förtsch and Thomas Endres dig into a prototype from TNG that transfers faces from one person to another in real time based on deepfakes. Read more.

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