“Synthesizing Panoramas for Non-Planar Displays: A Camera Array Workflow”

  • ©Esan Mandal and Amy Kwa

  • ©Esan Mandal and Amy Kwa

  • ©Esan Mandal and Amy Kwa

  • ©Esan Mandal and Amy Kwa

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    Synthesizing Panoramas for Non-Planar Displays: A Camera Array Workflow

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    In this talk we present a production workflow to generate panoramic high-resolution images for location-based entertainment and other semi-immersive visualization environments. Typically the display screens at these installations are an integral part of the surrounding architecture and have arbitrary non-planar surfaces. Our workflow is designed to minimize the distortions caused by the screen shape and optimize rendering of the high-resolution images while leveraging our existing feature film pipeline which, uses a standard perspective linear-projection camera model.

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    Johannes Kopf, Matt Uyttendaele, Oliver Deussen, and Michael F. Cohen. 2007. Capturing and Viewing Gigapixel Images. ACM Transactions on Graphics (Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 2007) 26, 3 (2007).
    Ramesh Raskar, Jeroen Baar, Srinivas Rao, and Thomas Willwacher. 2018. Multi-Projector Imagery on Curved Surfaces. (01 2018).
    Rick Szeliski. 2004. Image Alignment and Stitching: A Tutorial. Technical Report. 89 pages. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/publication/image-alignment-and-stitching-a-tutorial/

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