Novel Methods for Capturing and Creating Images

Wednesday, 2 August
3:45 - 5:30 pm
Room 207
Session Chair: John Sibert, The George Washington University
Emerging Technologies Sketches

High-Resolution, Real-Time-Geometry Video Acquisition
This video-acquisition system measures absolute coordinates of objects accurately. The data-acquisition speed is 90fps and 266K points per frame. Acquisition, reconstruction, and display are simultaneously realized at 30fps.

Song Zhang
Harvard University
szhang (at)

Dale Royer
Geometric Informatics Inc

Shing-Tung Yau
Harvard University
Instant Replay Using High-Speed Motion Capture and Projected Overlay
A novel motion-capture device (low-cost, 500 Hz, unlimited number of markers), tracks the trajectory of an air-hockey puck. The trajectory is projected on the air-hockey table for slow-motion replay.

Hideaki Nii
Jay Summet
Yong Zhao
Jonathan Westhues
Paul H. Dietz
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)

Shree K. Nayar
Columbia University

Masahiko Inami
University of Electro-Communications

John Barnwell
Michael Noland
Vlad Branzoi
Erich Bruns
Ramesh Raskar
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)
raskar (at)
Interactive 3D Fluid Jet Painting
A real-time 3D fluid simulation technique using the Navier-Stokes equation for an axis-symmetric fluid column in order to create abstract paintings in the style of Jackson Pollock.

Sangwon Lee
Sven Olsen
Bruce Gooch
Northwestern University
s-lee21 (at)
Fabcell: A Multi-Color Fabric Module
Fabcell is a flexible, non-emissive, and multi-color fabric module. It is a fabric element, a textile version of pixels in a computer display.

Midori Shibutani
Akira Wakita
Keio University
Lestari (at)