A Distributed Video Coding System for Multi View Video Plus Depth

Multi-view video plus depth (MVD) is gathering huge attention, as witnessed by the recent standardization activity, since its rich information about the geometry of the scene allows high-quality synthesis of virtual viewpoints. Distributed video coding of such kind of content is a challenging problem whose solution could enable new services as interactive multi-view streaming. In this work we propose to exploit the geometrical information of the MVD format in order to estimate inter-view occlusions without communication among cameras. Experimental results show a bit rate reduction up to 77% for low bit rate w.r.t. state-of-the-art architectures.


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Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Gove, CA, USA, November 3-6
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2013
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