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Re: Video/still panorama hybrid

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  • panovrx
    the video link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31cA6_NaMX4&feature=related
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 17, 2008
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      the video link
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31cA6_NaMX4&feature=related


      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "panovrx" <mediavr@...> wrote:
      >
      > http://research.sun.com/projects/mc/porta-person.html
      >
      > This Sun research demo has an interesting bit where there is a video
      > camera (webcam) that can be panned around (180 degrees on a motorized
      > base) by remote teleconferencing participants
      >
      > As it pans around it generates a 180 degree panorama still which has a
      > video section -- the section where the camera is currently looking
      > ... and as the camera is moved again that section of the panorama
      > becomes live again and becomes a video ... and then when the camera is
      > moved again the still part of the panorama is refreshed.
      >
      > About a minute into this video you can see it in action in the
      > distance - as a texture in a virtual environment (Wonderland).
      >
      > The idea of generating panoramas in real time by a sweeping video
      > camera is an old one cf. eg Videobrush -- but combining this with a
      > movable, live, streaming updatable video section is novel
      >
      > Peter Murphy
      > http://www.mediavr.com/blog
      >
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