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Disney Algorithm Builds High-Res 3D Models From Ordinary Photos 80

Zothecula writes "Disney Research has developed an algorithm which can generate 3D computer models from 2D images in great detail, sufficient, it says, to meet the needs of video game and film makers. The technology requires multiple images to capture the scene from a variety of vantage points. The 3D model is somewhat limited in that it is only coherent within the field of view encompassed by the original images. It does not appear to fill in data"
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Disney Algorithm Builds High-Res 3D Models From Ordinary Photos

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  • Time Saver (Score:2, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday July 22, 2013 @12:53PM (#44352221)

    This is great for scenery, it is amazing how much effort goes into the background scenery that no one will really pay attention to, but if you get it wrong everyone pays attention suddenly.

I'm always looking for a new idea that will be more productive than its cost. -- David Rockefeller