Computer Graphics
TU Braunschweig

Parallax Panorama Video

Abstract

Recent advances in consumer-grade panorama capturing setups enable personalized 360° experiences. Along with the improvement in head-mounted displays (HMDs), these allow to bring back memories at a previously unprecedented level of immersion. However, the lack of explicit depth and scene geometry prohibits any form of head movement, which is needed for a fully-immersive VR experience.

This research project explores methods for adding motion parallax to previously captured stereo panorama videos and enabling real-time playback of these enhanced videos in HMDs.


Funding

This work is being funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) under the Reinhart Koselleck Project "Immersive Digital Reality" (DFG MA2555/15-1).

Publications



Moritz Mühlhausen, Marcus Magnor:
Multiview Panorama Alignment and Optical Flow Refinement
in Magnor M., Sorkine-Hornung A. (Eds.): Real VR – Immersive Digital Reality: How to Import the Real World into Head-Mounted Immersive Displays, Springer International Publishing, Cham, ISBN 978-3-030-41816-8, pp. 96-108, March 2020.

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