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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 22, 2013
  • pp: 10070–10086

Multiple ray cluster rendering for interactive integral imaging system

Shaohui Jiao, Xiaoguang Wang, Mingcai Zhou, Weiming Li, Tao Hong, Dongkyung Nam, Jin-Ho Lee, Enhua Wu, Haitao Wang, and Ji-Yeun Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 10070-10086 (2013)

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In this paper, we present an efficient Computer Generated Integral Imaging (CGII) method, called multiple ray cluster rendering (MRCR). Based on the MRCR, an interactive integral imaging system is realized, which provides accurate 3D image satisfying the changeable observers’ positions in real time. The MRCR method can generate all the elemental image pixels within only one rendering pass by ray reorganization of multiple ray clusters and 3D content duplication. It is compatible with various graphic contents including mesh, point cloud, and medical data. Moreover, multi-sampling method is embedded in MRCR method for acquiring anti-aliased 3D image result. To our best knowledge, the MRCR method outperforms the existing CGII methods in both the speed performance and the display quality. Experimental results show that the proposed CGII method can achieve real-time computational speed for large-scale 3D data with about 50,000 points.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: January 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 25, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2013
Published: April 16, 2013

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Shaohui Jiao, Xiaoguang Wang, Mingcai Zhou, Weiming Li, Tao Hong, Dongkyung Nam, Jin-Ho Lee, Enhua Wu, Haitao Wang, and Ji-Yeun Kim, "Multiple ray cluster rendering for interactive integral imaging system," Opt. Express 21, 10070-10086 (2013)

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