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Digital Display Case Using Non-contact Head Tracking

  • Takashi Kajinami
  • Takuji Narumi
  • Tomohiro Tanikawa
  • Michitaka Hirose
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6773)

Abstract

In our research, we aim to construct the Digital Display Case system, which enables a museum exhibition using virtual exhibits using computer graphics technology, to convey background information about exhibits effectively. In this paper, we consider more practical use in museum, and constructed the system using head tracking, which doesn’t need to load any special devices on users. We use camera and range camera to detect and track user’s face, and calculate images on displays to enable users to appreciate virtual exhibits as if they were really in the virtual case.

Keywords

Digital Display Case Digital Museum Computer Graphics Virtual Reality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takashi Kajinami
    • 1
  • Takuji Narumi
    • 2
  • Tomohiro Tanikawa
    • 1
  • Michitaka Hirose
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information Science and TechnologyThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of EngineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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