2D Video to 3D Video — Getting Warmer…

A fellow named David McKinnon has put together an interesting website that allows you to upload a sequence of images, like, say photos — or frames from a video — and convert them to a 3D model.

3dsee.net

This is getting much closer to the ability to take multiple images, like from a video, and fully construct a depth map:

Rock Photo

Rock Photo

Depth Map

Depth Map

Certainly, these sort of algorithms are expensive, and not ready for real-time video just yet.   But my company may have an announcement soon on just that subject.  Stay tuned…

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~ by opticalflow on July 15, 2009.

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