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Dynamic adaptive mesh streaming for real-time 3D teleimmersion

Crowle, Simon, Doumanoglou, Alexandros, Zarpalas, Dimitrios, Poussard, Benjamin, Daras, Petros and Boniface, Michael (2015) Dynamic adaptive mesh streaming for real-time 3D teleimmersion At WEB3D Conference 2015, Greece. 18 - 21 Jun 2015.

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Abstract

Recent advances in full body 3D reconstruction methods have lead to the realisation of high quality, real-time, photo realistic capture of users in a range of tele-immersion (TI) contexts including gaming and mixed reality environments. The full body reconstruction (FBR) process is computationally expensive requiring comparatively high CPU, GPU and network resources in order to maintain a shared, virtual reality in which high quality 3D reproductions of users can be rendered in real-time. A significant optimisation of the delivery of FBR content has been achieved through the realtime compression and de-compression of 3D geometry and textures. Here we present a new, adaptive compression methodology that allows a TI system called 3D-LIVE to modify the quality and speed of a FBR TI pipeline based on the data carrying capability of the network. Our rule-based adaptation strategy uses network performance sampling processes and a configurable rule engine to dynamically alter the compression of FBR reconstruction on-the-fly. We demonstrate the efficacy of the approach with an experimental evaluation of system and conclude with a discussion of future directions for adaptive FBR compression

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Published date: 20 June 2015
Venue - Dates: WEB3D Conference 2015, Greece, 2015-06-18 - 2015-06-21
Organisations: IT Innovation

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Local EPrints ID: 380957
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/380957
PURE UUID: 2cd08731-f337-4129-830f-e45fdb96e29e

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Date deposited: 21 Sep 2015 13:01
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 20:31

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Author: Simon Crowle
Author: Alexandros Doumanoglou
Author: Dimitrios Zarpalas
Author: Benjamin Poussard
Author: Petros Daras
Author: Michael Boniface

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