John Monos directs a digital human-research group at Magic Leap One. Monos pursues naturalistic, human-centric interfaces to AI through digital characters and has developed technologies for digital actors. Monos received a Scientific and Engineering Award for the design and engineering of Light Stage capture devices and the image-based facial-rendering systems developed for character relighting in motion pictures.
Alice Wroe is the creative designer for Magic Leap One’s digital human, Mica. Alice is a feminist researcher, educator, and writer. Founder of Herstory, she worked with a variety of organizations to develop creative and empowering ways to share women’s history. Wroe was the assistant curator for the Tate Learning team, devising programs to make the gallery accessible for hard-to-reach audiences.