Re: [PanoToolsNG] Head Tracking for iPad/iPhone: Glasses-Free 3D Display
- It might not work for panos, but we have enough information in object
shots to make it work.
Spin 360 Product Photography
Indianapolis, Indiana USA
On Apr 12, 2011, at 11:22 AM, Roger D. Williams wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:37:27 +0900, afrenyo <andras@...>
>> The Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research Group says:
>> "Head-Coupled Perspective (HCP) on mobile devices allows to create a
>> glasses-free monocular 3D display. It is based on a efficient
>> head-tracker that uses the front-facing camera of the device. We
>> use an
>> off-axis projection in order to adapt the perspective of the 3D scene
>> according to the head's position of the user. Such spatially-aware
>> mobile display enables to improve the possibilities of interaction."
> This is a cool idea, well implemented. But it does rely upon either
> true 3D information about the scene or at least inferable from it.
> Inferable in the sense that it can be generated by computation.
> I cannot imagine it working well for panoramas, where a stereo pair
> of images may have enough spatial information to fool the eyes/brain
> into "seeing" a stereo image, but there is little or no information
> on what is actually hidden behind foreground objects.
> Roger W.
> Work: www.adex-japan.com
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