Multimedia Systems

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 707–719 | Cite as

Real-time panoramic video streaming system with overlaid interface concept for social media

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a real-time panoramic video streaming system with overlaid interface concept for social media. The proposed system provides real-time panorama images for smart displays such as smart TVs, smart phones, and tablet PCs. Panorama images are collected at sporting events via panorama cameras. Contents thus collected are sent to servers and then provided to smart devices via live sports video streams. Users select a panorama camera and choose their viewing angle and zooming factor for the selected panorama camera. The proposed system provides immersive and realistic views of live sporting events on users’ displays. Furthermore, an overlaid panoramic interface concept is proposed for immersive live baseball watching combined with tightly integrated social media experience.

Keywords

TV Panorama Interface SNS Live UGC Smart TV Smart phone Streaming 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by Korea Institute of Science and Technology under “Development of Tangible Social Media Platform.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dongmahn Seo
    • 1
  • Suhyun Kim
    • 1
  • Hogun Park
    • 1
  • Heedong Ko
    • 1
  1. 1.Imaging Media Research CenterKorea Institute of Science and TechnologySeoulRepublic of Korea

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