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1 National Tele-Immersion Initiative: Amela Sadagic, PhD Towards Compelling Tele-Immersive Collaborative Environments

2 Herman Towles, Jaron Lanier, Henry Fuchs, Andries van Dam, Kostas Daniilidis, Jane Mulligan, Loring Holden and Bob Zeleznik Advanced Network and Services, Armonk (Advanced) Brown University, Providence (Brown) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (UPenn) co-authors:

3 NTII: a research consortium Sponsors: Advanced Network and Services National Science Foundation Partner Schools: Brown University, Providence University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

4 … a journey to the near future

5 …a glimpse of one possible destination, as seen by an artist in 1997

6 Medical applications: - tele-diagnostics - tele-assisted surgery - advanced surgical training - preoperative planning Other: - tele-meetings - tele-collaborative design - computer supported training and education - 3D interactive video - entertainment

7 …May 2000, before submission of this presentation :

8 …soon after, in October 2000 :

9 Hardware and software technologies needed: -3D real-time system for acquisition of dynamic, real objects (Upenn) -static scene acquisition (UNC) -rendering and stereo display architecture (UNC) -high precision headtracking system (UNC) -modeling and manipulation with virtual objects (Brown) -multi-person interaction and collaborative architecture (Brown)

10 3 site tele-immersion

11 Upenn (OC3) Advanced (OC3) UNC (OC12) OC12 = 622 Mbit/s OC3 = 155 Mbit/s

12 Camera arrangement a sea of cameras: semicircle of 7 cameras, 3 cameras per each view, 5 views in total PC1 PC2 PC3 PC4 PC5 C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C4 data C3 data C5 data C4 data C3 data C2 data C6 data C5 data Mbit/s 1-3 frames/s

13 Equipment: -acquisition: 5 Dell Pentium III servers (quads, 550 MHz) -7 digital Sony cameras and 5 firewire interface cards -rendering: 2 Dell Pentium III (610, 550 Mhz) + nVidia cards -HighBall ceiling headtracker System characteristics: -acquisition frame rate: 1-3 frames/sec -display / rendering rate: frames/sec -data rate: Mbit/sec

14 Future

15 Now

16 One part of NTII team

17 Acknowledgements: Sponsors: Advanced Network and Services National Science Foundation Partner Schools: Brown University, Providence University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

18 Q & A


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