Content-Adaptive Lenticular Prints

Authors

James Tompkin (Disney Research Zurich, MPI fur Informatik)
Simon Heinzle (Disney Research Zurich)
Jan Kautz (University College London)
Wojciech Matusik (MIT)

ACM SIGGRAPH 2013

July 22, 2013

Content-Adaptive Lenticular Prints-Image

Lenticular prints are a popular medium for producing automultiscopic glasses-free 3D images. The light field emitted by such prints has a fixed spatial and angular resolution. We increase both perceived angular and spatial resolution by modifying the lenslet array to better match the content of a given light field. Our optimization algorithm analyzes the input light field and computes an optimal lenslet size, shape, and arrangement that best matches the input light field given a set of output parameters. The resulting emitted light field shows higher detail and smoother motion parallax compared to fixed-size lens arrays. We demonstrate our technique using rendered simulations and by 3D printing lens arrays, and we validate our approach in simulation with a user study.

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