Photo VR: An image-based panoramic view environment walk-through system

Jiunn Jia Su, Zheng Yun Zhuang, Shyei De Lee, Jiann Rong Wu, Ming Ouhyoung

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This paper proposed a novel method of panoramic view rendering for real-time interactive applications trying to present a real-world-like environment. This approach is similar to `QuickTime VR' of Apple Computer in functions. Our approach is different from it in that our scene can be rendered using either a cylinder-like prism or a sphere-like polyhedral environment map generated from photo-realistic images. Our system also includes an image-based object viewer for interactively observing a real-world object from arbitrary view point. In addition to MS-Windows 95 version, we also have a Win32 plug-in module for the Netscape Navigator. Although some precision in alignment is lost, the high complexity, high quality and high frame rate performance on a Pentium PC without any hardware support makes this approach attractive in low cost systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-225
Number of pages2
JournalDigest of Technical Papers - IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Photo VR : An image-based panoramic view environment walk-through system. / Su, Jiunn Jia; Zhuang, Zheng Yun; Lee, Shyei De; Wu, Jiann Rong; Ouhyoung, Ming.

In: Digest of Technical Papers - IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, 1997, p. 224-225.

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Su, Jiunn Jia ; Zhuang, Zheng Yun ; Lee, Shyei De ; Wu, Jiann Rong ; Ouhyoung, Ming. / Photo VR : An image-based panoramic view environment walk-through system. In: Digest of Technical Papers - IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics. 1997 ; pp. 224-225.
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