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Real-time Virtual-viewpoint Image Synthesis Algorithm Using Kinect Camera
Lee, Gyu-Cheol; Yoo, Jisang;
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Kinect is a motion sensing camera released by Microsoft in November 2010 for the Xbox360 that is used to produce depth and color images. Because Kinect uses an infrared pattern, it generates holes and noises around an object`s boundaries in the obtained images. The flickering phenomenon and unmatched edges also occur. In this paper, we propose a real time virtual-view video synthesis algorithm which results in a high quality virtual view by solving these problems stated above. The experimental results show that the proposed algorithm performs much better than the conventional algorithms.
3D-warping;Kinect;Virtual-viewpoint;Occlusion region;Hole filling;
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