Funding granted for Interdisciplinary Research Project on improving musical group experiences in VR, using a biofeedback control system

Funding granted for Interdisciplinary Research Project on improving musical group experiences in VR, using a biofeedback control system

This project will improve the simulation of musical concert listening and ensemble performance experiences in VR. Innovation relies on the integration of improved computational methods for acoustic scene rendering, and… Read more

Paper accepted in MTAP: Random Access Prediction Structures for Light Field Video Coding with MV-HEVC

Paper accepted in MTAP: Random Access Prediction Structures for Light Field Video Coding with MV-HEVC

Our article with the title “Random access prediction structures for light field video coding with MV-HEVC” was published in Multimedia Tools and Applications. The article focuses on exploring prediction structures… Read more

PhD: Towards Image-Based Virtual Reality using Kernel-Based Representations

PhD: Towards Image-Based Virtual Reality using Kernel-Based Representations

On April 28th, 2020, Ruben Verhack (IDLab-MEDIA) successfully defended his joint PhD in an entirely virtual setting. This joint PhD is a collaboration between the Communication Systems Lab, TU Berlin… Read more

PhD: Light Field Image and Video Coding for Immersive Media

PhD: Light Field Image and Video Coding for Immersive Media

Belgium declared a lockdown for the entire country as a result of the COVID-19 crisis on Wednesday (18 March), following the example of several European countries. A couple of hours… Read more

Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Representing and Coding Light Field Images and Video

Paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Representing and Coding Light Field Images and Video

Our paper, “Steered Mixture-of-Experts for Light Field Images and Video: Representation and Coding“, has been accepted in IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Key observations: Introduction of a novel representation method for… Read more

Article accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing: Pixel-level parallel rendering for images and light fields

Article accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing: Pixel-level parallel rendering for images and light fields

Our article with the title “Highly Parallel Steered Mixture-of-Experts Rendering at Pixel-level for Image and Light Field Data” was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of Real-Time Image Processing…. Read more

Paper accepted at SPIE optics + photonics 2018: Light field video coding

Paper accepted at SPIE optics + photonics 2018: Light field video coding

We are pleased to announce that our paper “Steered Mixture-of-Experts for Light Field Video Coding” has been accepted.  It will be published in the proceedings of SPIE Optical Engineering and… Read more

Funding granted for imec.icon project ILLUMINATE

Funding granted for imec.icon project ILLUMINATE

ILLUMINATE – Interactive streaming and representation for totally immersive virtual reality applications Recent breakthroughs in capture and display technologies are leveraging highly immersive Virtual Reality (VR) applications. These emerging applications… Read more

Paper accepted at EUSIPCO 2018: Compression of 360° images

Paper accepted at EUSIPCO 2018: Compression of 360° images

We’re happy to announce that our paper “Steered Mixture-of-Experts Approximation of Spherical Image Data” has been accepted for presentation at EUSIPCO 2018! The paper will be presented in the Special… Read more

Funding granted for the Interaction Lab at De Krook

Funding granted for the Interaction Lab at De Krook

The advent of numerous digital technologies/devices has a profound impact on how people interact with each other, with their technologically enhanced context, and with increasingly interactive content. Technological advances also… Read more