Real VR - Immersive Digital Reality: How to Import the Real World Into Head-Mounted Immersive Displays
Magnor, Marcus, Sorkine-Hornung, Alexander
With the advent of consumer-market Virtual Reality (VR) technology, the next revolution in visual entertainment is already on the horizon: real VR will enable us to experience live-action movies, sports broadcasts, concert videos, etc. in true visual (and aural) immersion. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the algorithms and methods that make it possible to immerse into real-world recordings. It brings together the expertise of internationally renowned experts from academia and industry who present the state of the art in this fascinating, interdisciplinary new research ﬁeld. Written by and for scientists, engineers, and practitioners, this book is the deﬁnitive reference for anyone interested in ﬁnding out about how to import the real world into head-mounted displays.