Real-time Mixing of Live Action and Synthetic Backgrounds based on Depth Values

  • Wolfgang Schmidt
Part of the Workshops in Computing book series (WORKSHOPS COMP.)


This paper describes a new technique for depth sensitive real-time composition of live-action shot in a chroma-key studio and computer generated background images. A dedicated mixing device has been build for that purpose and has been tested in a real-time studio environment.


Final Image Foreground Pixel Live Video Virtual Camera Television Production 
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© British Computer Society 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Schmidt
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  1. 1.Digital Video SystemsDVS GmbHHannoverGermany

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