Free Viewpoint Video makes you possible to observe 3D scene from an arbitral viewpoint. By installing Free Viewpoint Video into a stadium and combining high-speed network technology, it is possible to enjoy sports events with high realistic sensation even at a distant place. Moreover, you can watch a game with flying over the stadium like a bird, or analyze the strategy of a game by observing the game as a player. We are developing two types of Free Viewpoint Video Browser. One is a tool for professional video shooting crew, and the other is a personal AV device in a living room. We also develop a video generating method that adapts to high definition video format such as HD and 4K. You can enjoy not only free viewpoint browsing but also high-quality video observation.
Free Viewpoint Shooting Interface: An accurate virtual camera control is realized by using bimanual operation. The operation is given by 3D tracking sensor so that users can control the position and orientation intuitively.
Free Viewpoint Browser: You can brows free viewpoint video of your favorite player on a tablet PC with control virtual camera by touch interface.
Enhanced Bullet-Time Effect: You can enjoy not only free viewpoint browsing but also high-quality video observation by adapting to high definition video.