The Visual Computer

, Volume 31, Issue 6–8, pp 1023–1032 | Cite as

Real-time adaptive content retargeting for live multi-view capture and light field display

  • Vamsi Kiran AdhikarlaEmail author
  • Fabio Marton
  • Tibor Balogh
  • Enrico Gobbetti
Original Article


The discrete nature of multiprojector light field displays results in aliasing when rendering scene points at depths outside the supported depth of field causing visual discomfort. We propose an efficient on-the-fly content-aware real-time depth retargeting algorithm for live 3D light field video to increase the quality of visual perception on a cluster-driven multiprojector light field display. The proposed algorithm is embedded in an end-to-end real-time system capable of capturing and reconstructing light field from multiple calibrated cameras on a full horizontal parallax light field display. By automatically detecting salient regions of a scene, we solve an optimization to derive a non-linear operator to fit the whole scene within the comfortable viewing range of the light field display. We evaluate the effectiveness of our approach on synthetic and real world scenes.


On-the-fly depth retargeting GPU  Multiprojector light field display  Visually enhanced live 3D video  Multi-view capture and display 



This research has received funding from the DIVA Marie Curie Action of the People programme of the EU FP7/2007- 2013/ Program under REA Grant agreement 290227. The support of the TAMOP-4.2.1.B-11/2/KMR-2011-0002 is kindly acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vamsi Kiran Adhikarla
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Fabio Marton
    • 2
  • Tibor Balogh
    • 3
  • Enrico Gobbetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Pázmány Péter Catholic UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.CRS4PulaItaly
  3. 3.HolografikaBudapestHungary

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