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About the Workshop

Event Date: 11 May 2015 (Monday)

It includes:

  1. In the morning, a 3D Telepresence Workshop where researchers from the BeingThere Centre present their latest research outcomes;
  2. In the afternoon, an Industrial Workshop on 3D Graphics & Virtual Reality where speakers from industrial leading companies, such as Alioscopy, Autodesk, Eon Reality, NVIDIA, and Razer introduce their cutting-edge technologies and products.
Live product demos were shown at booth of each company for the whole day.

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3D Telepresence​ Workshop Programme In Parallel Demo Sessions
10:00 am – 5:30 pm





Booth 1:



Booth 2:



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Booth 4:

8:45 am Registration
9:15 am Opening​ Address
Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Director, IMI, NTU
9:20 am The Humanoid Social Robot Nadine: a Social Companion?
Prof Nadia Magnenat Thalmann, Director, IMI, NTU
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9:40 am Joint Depth Recovery and RGB-D Face Tracking
Assoc Prof Jianfei Cai, BTC & SCE, NTU
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10:00 am 3D Telepresence: From Seeing There Towards Being There
Assoc Prof Chi Wing Fu, BTC & SCE, NTU
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10:20 am Coffee Break
10:50 am Real-time Computation of Discrete Geodesics
Assoc Prof Ying He, BTC & SCE, NTU
11:10 am Efficient Compression of 3D Motion Data
Junhui Hou, IMI-BTC, NTU
Assoc Prof Lap-Pui Chau, BTC & EEE, NTU
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11:30 am Capturing and Understanding Hand Gestures for 3D Tele-presence
Nanyang Asst Prof Junsong Yuan, BTC & EEE, NTU
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11:50 am Playing Volleyball in Immersive Environment
Prof Daniel Thalmann, IMI-BTC & SCE, NTU
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12:10 pm Recent Developments in Displays for Room-based Immersive Telepresence
Assoc Prof Tat Jen Cham, BTC & SCE, NTU
12:30 pm Lunch & Showcasing of Technology
Industrial Workshop on 3D Graphics & Virtual Reality Programme
2:00 pm Unity 3D / Realtime Autostereoscopic Application and Usage
Laurent Fabry, Technical Director, Alioscopy Singapore
2:30 pm Reality to High-definition 3D
Murali Pappoppula, Autodesk R&D, Singapore Branch
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3:00 pm Producer, Content Development
Jonathan Kwek, Lead 3D Artist and Producer, Content Creation, EON Reality
3:30 pm Coffee Break & Showcasing of Technology
3:50 pm Remote High Fidelity Visualization
Jeremy Main, Senior Solution Architect, APAC, NVIDIA
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4:20 pm OSVR: Open Source Virtual Reality
Dr Michael Lee, Vice President of Software, Razer
4:50 pm Showcasing of Technology
5:30 pm End of Hightech NTU day

The Hightech NTU Day is organized by the Institute for Media Innovation (IMI) and the BeingThere Centre (BTC). BTC is an international collaboration centre between NTU, UNC at Chapel Hill and ETH Zurich supported by National Research Foundation Singapore and administered by IDMPO/MDA.

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