A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ARCHIVING MICRO-PRESENCE WITH IMAGE-BASED MODEL ACQUISITION

Masahiko Morita, Tastuya Saito, Kenji Kohiyama

Abstract

Micro Archiving is a new method of photography that helps anybody digitally archive minute structures that existing capturing systems cannot deal with. For research use, it is an effective way to make high-fidelity virtual specimens of small objects that allow scholars to share the precious academic resources over the Internet in a digital format. For commercial use, the virtual models captured by the technology can be applied to computer graphics, games, digital cinemas and other digital entertainment media. Technically, our Micro Archiving technology enables easy and fast construction of high-quality and high-resolution textured virtual 3D models of small objects. Currently, application contents of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and other interactive media are dependent on the use of elaborate 3D models, which require expensive manual task. Micro Archiving technology provides automatic capturing process that can comprehensively handle a high-resolution all-focused imaging, 3-dimensional modeling and transparency capturing simultaneously. Micro Archiving is best suited for minute and complex objects such as machine parts, insects, plants and small archaeological materials.

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Morita M., Saito T. and Kohiyama K. (2007). A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ARCHIVING MICRO-PRESENCE WITH IMAGE-BASED MODEL ACQUISITION . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, ISBN 978-972-8865-71-9, pages 145-152. DOI: 10.5220/0002081101450152


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp07,
author={Masahiko Morita and Tastuya Saito and Kenji Kohiyama},
title={A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ARCHIVING MICRO-PRESENCE WITH IMAGE-BASED MODEL ACQUISITION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,},
year={2007},
pages={145-152},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002081101450152},
isbn={978-972-8865-71-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP,
TI - A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT FOR ARCHIVING MICRO-PRESENCE WITH IMAGE-BASED MODEL ACQUISITION
SN - 978-972-8865-71-9
AU - Morita M.
AU - Saito T.
AU - Kohiyama K.
PY - 2007
SP - 145
EP - 152
DO - 10.5220/0002081101450152