Fully Automatic Stereo-to-Multiview Conversion
"Fully Automatic Stereo-to-Multiview Conversion in Autostereoscopic Displays" is the title of the paper that will presented by distinguished scientists (and long time readers of StereoscopyNews) Peter Kauff, Ralf Schafer, and colleagues from the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications Heinrich Hertz Institute (Frauhofer HHI, Berlin, Germany) on Sunday September 9, 2012 at IBC in Amsterdam.
The IBC organizing team announced today that the paper will receive the IBC2012 Best Conference Paper award. The award is recognizing the quality of the HHI research in the field of autostereoscopic software but also the clarity of the explanations on this very difficult to understand matter.
Generation of multiew content
Generation of multiview content from dual-view stereoscopic content is a critical step is the glasses-free 3D production workflow. HHI is devoting a lot of effort to automate this process and to minimize both the artifacts visibility and the required processing power. Read the Fraunhofer HHI page on this topic here.
check also the related MUSCADE project web site (MUSCADE is co-funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme -ICT under the theme 'Networked Media and 3D Internet').
Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications - Heinrich-Hertz-Institut (Fraunhofer HHI) is located in Berlin. It is a leading research institute in the fields of Mobile Broadband Communications, Photonic Networks, and Electronic Imaging for Multimedia. About 50 researchers in about 20 research projects are working in fields related to multimedia with applications ranging from very low bit rate video for mobile services up to high quality coding and processing of Digital Cinema, HDTV, 3DTV and Immersive Tele-Presence. It covers all fields from algorithm development to chip and systems design. Fraunhofer HHI is especially renowned for its leading role in video coding standardisation within ISO/IEC MPEG, ITU-T VCEG, DVB and IETF. A selected list of finalized or ongoing EU FP6/FP7 projects the Image Processing department participates or participated: VISNET/VISNET2 (NoE), 3DTV (NoE), 3D4.YOU (STREP), 2020 3DMEDIA (IP), MOBILE 3DTV (STREP), 3D PHONE (STREP). In addition HHI is leading the German National project (PRIME), which deals with 3D production technologies for film and broadcasting.
The IBC paper
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