Patent Number: 6,674,461

Title: Extended view morphing

Abstract: A method and apparatus are provided for synthesizing an image from a plurality of video streams. The method includes the steps of determining an orientation of a first and second video source of the plurality of video streams with respect to a video object lying within a field of view of both the first and second video sources and selecting an orientation of a synthesized video source with respect to the video object. The method further includes the step of interpolating among corresponding images of the first and second video sources to form a stream of perspective images of the video object from the selected orientation of the synthesized source.

Inventors: Klapman; Matthew H. (Northbrook, IL)


International Classification: G06T 13/00 (20060101); G06K 9/00 (20060101); H04N 15/00 (20060101); H04N 015/00 (); G06T 013/00 (); G06K 009/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/06/2021