Fraunhofer HHI receives AIS Technology Innovation Award 2018 for 3D Human Body Reconstruction

Fraunhofer HHI receives AIS Technology Innovation Award 2018 for 3D Human Body Reconstruction © Fraunhofer HHI

The 3D Human Body Reconstruction technology captures real persons with multiple cameras at the same time and creates naturally moving dynamic 3D models, which can be observed from arbitrary viewpoints in the virtual scene.

The volumetric video capture system consists of 16 stereo cameras that create 3D information from all different viewpoints around the person, similar as humans perceive with their two eyes. This 3D information is fused and transformed to a consistent, natural and dynamic 3D representation of the person.

Post-processing modules adapt the data structures and formats and allow for direct integration in standardized post-production workflows and virtual reality players for VR glasses.

In contrast to classical animation of virtual characters, facial expressions as well as moving clothes are captured from video information and reconstructed at high geometrical detail and texture quality. Thereby a maximum of naturalness of the visual impression is achieved.

The complete workflow is fully automatic. Due to the standardized output format, further post-processing of the dynamic 3D model is possible.

Beyond the processing of dynamic 3D models, a novel integrated multi-camera and lighting system for full 360-degree acquisition of persons has been developed. The system supports diffuse lighting from any direction, automatic keying and flexible multi-camera arrangement.

The avoidance of green screen and provision of diffuse lighting from all directions offers best possible conditions for re-lighting of the dynamic 3D models afterwards at design stage of the virtual reality experience.

With its Technology Innovation Award, the Advanced Imaging Society (AIS) honors outstanding technical achievements in Entertainment, Arts and Technologies.

The awards are handed to technologies or processes, which have demonstrated both innovation and impact in advancing the creation or delivery of quality content. Members of the AIS Technology Committee selected the winners of the 2018 Technology Awards from nearly 100 submissions.

https://www.hhi.fraunhofer.de/en/press-media/press-releases.html

Media Contact

Anne Rommel Fraunhofer-Institut für Nachrichtentechnik, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, HHI

Alle Nachrichten aus der Kategorie: Awards Funding

Zurück zur Startseite

Kommentare (0)

Schreib Kommentar

Neueste Beiträge

Who stole the light?

Self-induced ultrafast demagnetization limits the amount of light diffracted from magnetic samples at soft x-ray energies. Free electron X-ray lasers deliver intense ultrashort pulses of x-rays, which can be used…

Could breadfruit be the next superfood?

UBC researchers say yes Breadfruit is sustainable, environmentally friendly and a high-production crop. A fruit used for centuries in countries around the world is getting the nutritional thumbs-up from a…

New calculation refines comparison of matter with antimatter

Theorists publish improved prediction for the tiny difference in kaon decays observed by experiments. -An international collaboration of theoretical physicists–including scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National…

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close