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Stereoscopic camera system with creator-friendly functions
Author(s): Shinsuke Kishi; Nobuaki Abe; Takashi Shibata; Takashi Kawai; Makoto Maeda; Kouichi Hoshi
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Paper Abstract

Stereoscopic filming is roughly divided into two types: toed-in and parallel camera configurations. Both types have disadvantages: toed-in cameras cause keystone distortions, and parallel cameras cause image loss by shifting. In addition, it is difficult for inexperienced creators to understand the optimal camera settings and post-processing procedures, such as cross points and inter-camera distance, in both types. These factors hinder the creation of stereoscopic images. Therefore, the authors focused on improving usability in stereoscopic filming, constructed an experimental camera system, and examined semi-automatic camera configuration function in terms of viewing safety.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2009
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7237, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XX, 72371M (19 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.807245
Show Author Affiliations
Shinsuke Kishi, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Nobuaki Abe, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Takashi Shibata, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Takashi Kawai, Waseda Univ. (Japan)
Makoto Maeda, Flovel Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Kouichi Hoshi, Flovel Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7237:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XX
Andrew J. Woods; Nicolas S. Holliman; John O. Merritt, Editor(s)

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