HoloLens as a tool for computer vision research
0900 - 1230 September 8th, 2018
- Marc Pollefeys
- Shivkumar Swaminathan
- Johannes Schoenberger
- Andrew Fitzgibbon
Microsoft HoloLens is the world’s first self-contained, holographic computer, but it’s also a potent computer vision research device. Application code can access audio and video streams and surface meshes, all in a world coordinate space maintained by HoloLens’ highly accurate head-tracking. This tutorial will dive into the new “Research Mode” capability of HoloLens. We will show you how to access the raw head-tracking and depth sensor data streams, and make use of the intrinsics and extrinsics of each stream. We will also be demonstrating recent advances in time of flight depth-sensing technologies in the Kinect for Azure project.
A sample HoloLens application that displays any of the six Research Mode streams in real time.
- 0900 – Introduction
- 0930 – HoloLens Research Mode
- 1030 – Coffee break
- 1100 – Applications & Demos
- 1130 – Kinect for Azure Depth Sensor
- 1200 – Q & A
- 1230 – Tutorial ends
Attendees to this tutorial will leave with a good sense of how HoloLens can be used for a range of Computer Vision research tasks, and materials to quickly get them started using the device.
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