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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.7 P.1259-1265


Web-based interactive visualization of 3D video mosaics using X3D standard

Author(s):  CHON Jaechoon, LEE Yang-won, SHIBASAKI Ryosuke

Affiliation(s):  Center for Spatial Information Science, the University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153-8505, Japan

Corresponding email(s):   jwlee@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Key Words:  3D video mosaics, Interactive 3D visualization, Web 3D

CHON Jaechoon, LEE Yang-won, SHIBASAKI Ryosuke. Web-based interactive visualization of 3D video mosaics using X3D standard[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(7): 1259-1265.

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We present a method of 3D image mosaicing for real 3D representation of roadside buildings, and implement a Web-based interactive visualization environment for the 3D video mosaics created by 3D image mosaicing. The 3D image mosaicing technique developed in our previous work is a very powerful method for creating textured 3D-GIS data without excessive data processing like the laser or stereo system. For the Web-based open access to the 3D video mosaics, we build an interactive visualization environment using X3D, the emerging standard of web 3D. We conduct the data preprocessing for 3D video mosaics and the X3D modeling for textured 3D data. The data preprocessing includes the conversion of each frame of 3D video mosaics into concatenated image files that can be hyperlinked on the Web. The X3D modeling handles the representation of concatenated images using necessary X3D nodes. By employing X3D as the data format for 3D image mosaics, the real 3D representation of roadside buildings is extended to the Web and mobile service systems.

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