SMPTE Requests Papers for Second Annual International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment

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White Plains, NY – The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today issued a call for scientific, academic, and technical papers for its 2011 International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment. To be held on 21-22 June 2011 in New York City, it is the only scientific conference to focus solely on the critical technologies needed for widespread and sustained 3D adoption.

Abstracts must be received no later than 28 February 2011; submission instructions can be found at: Papers/ 

Proposed papers must be informational in nature and address technical theory, research, clinical results, or emerging technologies. Technical topics to be considered include:

  • Novel stereoscopic and multi-view camera systems
  • Human perception factors for stereoscopic and volumetric imaging
  • Real-time depth mapping using LIDAR, time of flight and other methods
  • Light field camera systems
  • Assisted auto-edge segmentation
  • Real-time 2D-to-3D conversion algorithms
  • Advances in image segmentation
  • 3D tracking software
  • Visual error tolerances
  • Video codecs for stereoscopic and multi-view transmission
  • Metrology and test methods for 3D image quality analysis
  • Emerging technologies for computer generated synthetic stereo space
  • Advances in autostereoscopic displays
  • Horizontal image translation
  • Holographic and volumetric display technologies
  • Other technologies that enhance 3D imaging

SMPTE will post additional details about the conference on its Web site beginning in early January 2011 and will continue to provide updates leading up to the conference.

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