View-Dependent Real-Time 3D Video Compression for Mobile Devices
Source: University of Illinois
3D video is an emerging technology that promises immersive experiences in a truly seamless environment. Currently, 3D video systems still require excessive bandwidth and computation power provided by gigabit switches and multi-core workstations machines. In order to extend the experience to mobile devices, the authors present a view-dependent compression methodology that shows great promise in making 3D video a reality on resource-constrained mobile devices. Using the technology, they are able to achieve a software-only rendering on a Nokia N800 PDA with only wireless network transmission.