• Interactive Poisson Blending on GPU
    Interactive Poisson Blending on GPU
  • 404 Not Found In Two Triangles
    404 Not Found In Two Triangles
  • Simplest and Fastest GLSL Edge Detection using Fwidth
    Simplest and Fastest GLSL Edge Detection using Fwidth

Monthly archives: June, 2015

[Summary] DynamicFusion: Reconstruction and Tracking of Non-rigid Scenes in Real-Time – CVPR 2015 Best Paper

It is not surprising for me to learn that Richard Newcombe, Dieter Fox, Steve Seitz won the best paper award by DynamicFusion in CVPR 2015. UW really rocks in the 3D reconstruction field. Summary First let’s read the abstract of the paper: We present the first dense SLAM system capable of reconstructing non-rigidly deforming scenes in…


HoloLens + Minecraft @ Microsoft E3 Gaming Conference

9:30AM, Pacific Time, the Microsoft E3 Gaming Conference was held in Los Angeles. The theme is “Jump Ahead with XBOX One”. The most amazing part is, this time, they presented a “live” demo of playing Minecraft using Microsoft augmented-reality headset – HoloLens. As my former comparison article says, the images renderred in HoloLens appeared distractingly transparent; in return, Minecraft is very suitable…


[Comparison] MagicLeap vs. HoloLens vs. Oculus Rift

Introduction The most popular industrial trends in VR/AR must be the competition among MagicLeap, Microsoft HoloLens and Oculus Rift (together with cheaper version of Rift such as Google Cardboard) According to [1], the MagicLeap team seems to use either optical waveguides at the nano scale or dense microlens arrays and create lightfield at the pupil. Here is a…


[Summary] Oculus Press Event · June 11 – Consumer Rift Spec Revealed

Right now, everything is published at https://www.oculus.com/en-us/rift/ Here is the summary: This is the beginning of VR gaming – Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Oculus Rift Consumer Model for Q1 2016 2160 x 1200 resolution, one resolution over two OLED displays slightly higher than what I have for DK2: 1920 x 1080 OS: Windows 7 SP1 or newer Hardware: 8GB…


Quick Tutorial on Refereces Management using Mendeley / Endnote / Word / ShareLaTeX

Managing a large library of references for researchers can be hard work. I usually use Mendeley + ShareLaTeX for writing papers. Both tools are free and easy to collaborate with co-authors. Mendeley + ShareLaTeX First, please install Mendeley from its official website. Here is an official YouTube video introducing Mendeley: There is also a quick…


[Summary] Apple WWDC 2015

First, let’s have a look at the majestic WWDC 2015 Conference Hall. Here links the live movie from Apple. 1. OSX, iOS, WatchOS We can always learn a lot from the presentation style from Apple: Simple slides, fluent animation and live demos. But most importantly, tell a story to your audience. OSX Apple released OSX El Capitan. The…


Chromium does not support H.264

It took me one day to solve the codec problem in Chromium… Solution If you are using Linux, please try: sudo apt-get install chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra If you are using Windows, you need to replace this file of Chromium. ffmpegsumo.dll Install Chrome first, this file would be found from your Chrome folder, such as: C:\Users\your-user-name\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\43.0.2357.124 Notice Both…


[ProjectionMapping] Blizzard, The Sydney Opera House and Interactive Piano

This week Blizzard officially launched their new online game Heroes Of The Storm. At their launch event in London, Blizzard showcased a spectacular projection mapping show to mark the launch of the game. This isn’t the first time we have seen a gaming studio use projection mapping. Leviathan used projection mapping to showcase Ubisoft’s Splinter…


[Tutorial] Introduction and Installation of WebVR

Today I tried a new technology called WebVR. According to WebVR.info: WebVR is an experimental Javascript API that provides access to Virtual Reality devices, such as the Oculus Rift or Google Cardboard, in your browser. It tries to provide a uniform interface for all sorts of VR headsets such as Oculus Rift DK2, Google Cardboard…


[Summary] SIGGRAPH 2015 Art Gallery Trailer

Here is an inspiring video from the upcoming SIGGRAPH ’15:   Comments: The main theme this year seems to be connecting digital with physical. Actually, This year’s theme is Hybrid Craft, a showcase of craft techniques and values in contemporary digital design. The gallery emphasizes the importance of craft heritage in contemporary digital design, where…