LiDAR VR generation with point-based rendering

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We have developed a point-based rendering application with high-speed spatial interpolation using a point cloud to generate virtual reality (VR) data called LiDAR VR. This application not only transforms from a point cloud to VR data but can also generate missing-point data in the rendered result from a selected viewpoint. Moreover, we have focused on the following features of the LiDAR VR generation. First, panorama imagery can be generated automatically from arbitrary viewpoints from one observation data set. Second, it is possible for a spatial interpolation with rendering results to reduce the processing task. These features have been verified using case studies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUrban and Regional Data Management
Subtitle of host publicationUDMS Annual 2011
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781466512757
ISBN (Print)9780415674911
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sept 5

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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