Posts tagged: 3D

Super Bowl 2009 Has 3D Commercials

This Sunday (Feb. 01, 2009) is a football fan’s celebration day. It is also a 3D TV fan’s big day. At the end of the second quarter, there will be three 3D commercials at NBC: an animated movie Monsters vs. Aliens by DreamWorks, SoBe LifeWater energy drinks and the special 3D episode of Chuck.  Are you ready for this new experience at home? Use above picture to make sure you can see the vivid effects with your 3D glasses. If now, you still have time to get a free pair of glasses from many local stores (KMart, BestBuy, etc).

The technology of 3D movie-making is called InTru™ 3D by Intel. An emerging technology, ColorCode 3D, is used to create a new way to view 3D in the home. 
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Augmented Reality for Home Furniture Placement

In one of my previous post, Future iPhone Applications on Image Recognition, I talked about one of future computer vision applications, Virtual Shopping, by designer Mac Funamizu


An article today was posted by Joshua Koopferstock from Enlighen3D (blog of Feeling Software) releasing their product of Constructive 3D Furniture. It requires users to input two pictures of a room, and some parameters (such as three corresponding points and height of ceiling). Their algorithm will then automatically compute the pseudo-3D model (plane perspectives) of the scene. User can place 3D models of any furniture into the scene to see the effects.

 

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Embed Visual Ads into Videos

ZuraVision is a website on embedding pictures or videos into a video using the computer vision technology developed by Stanford students. 

One immediate application of ZuraVision is to embed visual advertisements into the video. As Google AdSense do for text advertisement, ZuraVision may bring you new opportunities to monetize your video (e.g., on YouTube) in the near future.

The image on the left was cropped from a video embedded with our “VisionWang” logo, giving a realistic perspective.  

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Holiday Season Gift Ideas (1): 3D Greeting Cards

It is holiday season. Have you got a good idea to send a surprise gift to your love or your friends? Have you thought about computer vision and graphics technologies could help?

Snapily recently came up with a brilliant idea for your holiday gifts by using computer vision and graphics technologies. Users can upload your pictures, choose one of the special effects (3D, Morph or Flip) and have moderate user interaction, a customized card will be ready for you. Here is an overview of this technology.

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