13 - 17  January, 2019 • Burlingame, California USA

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXX

Conference Keywords: Stereoscopic, VR, and True 3D Displays, Applications of Stereoscopic Displays, Stereoscopic Cinema and TV, Stereoscopic Content Production, Stereoscopic Human Factors and Design

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Program Preview

Monday January 14, 2019

30th SD&A Special Session

Session Chair: Takashi Kawai, Waseda University (Japan)
8:50 – 10:20 AM

3D image processing - From capture to display (Invited), Toshiaki Fujii, Nagoya University (Japan)

3D TV based on spatial imaging (Invited), Masahiro Kawakita, Hisayuki Sasaki, Naoto Okaichi, Masanori Kano, Hayato Watanabe, Takuya Oomura, and Tomoyuki Mishina, NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories (Japan)

Stereoscopic capture and viewing parameters: Geometry and perception (Invited), Robert Allison and Laurie Wilcox, York University (Canada)

30 Years of SD&A - Milestones and statistics, Andrew Woods (Curtin University)

Conference Opening Remarks

Autostereoscopic Displays I

Session Chair: Gregg Favalora, Draper (United States)
10:50 AM – 12:30 PM

A Full-HD super-multiview display with a deep viewing zone, Hideki Kakeya and Yuta Watanabe, University of Tsukuba (Japan)

A 360-degrees holographic true 3D display unit using a Fresnel phase plate, Levent Onural, Bilkent University (Turkey)

Electro-holographic light field projector modules: progress in SAW AOMs, illumination, and packaging, Gregg Favalora, Michael Moebius, Valerie Bloomfield, John LeBlanc, and Sean O'Connor, Draper (United States)

Thin form-factor super multiview head-up display system, Ugur Akpinar, Erdem Sahin, Olli Suominen, and Atanas Gotchev, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Dynamic multi-view autostereoscopy, Yuzhong Jiao, Man Chi Chan, and Mark P. C. Mok, ASTRI (Hong Kong)

Autostereoscopic Displays II

Session Chair: John Merritt, The Merritt Group (United States)
3:30 – 3:50 PM

Spirolactam rhodamines for multiple color volumetric 3D digital light photoactivatable dye displays, Maha Aljowni, Uroob Haris, Bo Li, Cecilia O'Brien, and Alexander Lippert, Southern Methodist University (United States)

SD&A Keynote I

3:50 – 4:50 PM

SD&A Keynote speakers are well known in the stereoscopic 3D community and explore a topic of wide interest. Watch the SD&A web page for announcement of the selected speaker.

SD&A Keynote I TBA

SD&A 3D Theatre

Session Chairs: John Stern, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (United States) and Andrew Woods, Curtin University (Australia)
6:00 – 7:30 PM

This ever-popular session of each year's Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference showcases the wide variety of 3D content that is being produced and exhibited around the world. All 3D footage screened in the 3D Theater Session is shown in high-quality polarized 3D on a large screen. The final program will be announced at the conference and 3D glasses will be provided.

SD&A Conference Annual Dinner

7:50 – 10:00 PM

The annual informal dinner for SD&A attendees. An opportunity to meet with colleagues and discuss the latest advances. There is no host for the dinner. Information on venue and cost will be provided on the day at the conference.

Tuesday January 15, 2019

Light Field Imaging and Displays

Session Chair: Hideki Kakeya, University of Tsukuba (Japan)
8:50 – 10:10 AM

Light-field display architecture and the heterogeneous display ecosystem, Thomas Burnett, FoVI3D (United States)

Understanding ability of 3D integral displays to provide accurate out-of-focus retinal blur with experiments and diffraction simulations, Ginni Grover, Oscar Nestares, and Ronald Azuma, Intel corp (United States)

EPIModules on a geodesic: Toward 360-degree light-field imaging, Harlyn Baker, EPIImaging, LLC (United States)

A photographing method of Integral Photography with high angle reproducibility of light rays, Shotaro Mori, Yue Bao, and Norigi Oishi, Tokyo City University Graduate School (Japan)

Stereoscopic Vision Testing

Session Chair: John Stern, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (United States)
10:50 – 11:30 AM

Operational based vision assessment: Stereo acuity testing research and development, Marc Winterbottom1, Eleanor O'Keefe2, Maria Gavrilescu3, Mackenzie Glaholt4, Asao Kobayashi5, Yukiko Tsujimoto5, Amanda Douglass6, Elizabeth Shoda2, Peter Gibbs3, Charles Lloyd7, James Gaska1, and Steven Hadley1; 1U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (United States), 2KBRwyle (United States), 3Defence, Science & Technology (Australia), 4Defence Research and Development Canada (Canada), 5Aeromedical Laboratory, Japan Air Self Defense Force (Japan), 6Deakin University (Australia), and 7Visual Performance, LLC (United States)

Operational based vision assessment: Evaluating the effect of stereoscopic display crosstalk on simulated remote vision system depth discrimination, Eleanor O'Keefe1, Charles Lloyd2, Tommy Bullock3, Alexander Van Atta1, and Marc Winterbottom3; 1KBRwyle, 2Visual Performance, and 3U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (United States)

SD&A Keynote 2

Session Chair: Nicolas Holliman, University of Newcastle (United Kingdom)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Dr. Miriam Ross is Senior Lecturer in the Film Programme at Victoria University of Wellington. She works with new technologies to combine creative methodologies and traditional academic analysis. She is the author of South American Cinematic Culture: Policy, Production, Distribution and Exhibition (2010) and 3D Cinema: Optical Illusions and Tactile Experiences (2015) as well as publications and creative works relating to film industries, mobile media, virtual reality, stereoscopic media, and film festivals.

KEYNOTE: What good is imperfect 3D?, Miriam Ross, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)

Visualization Facilities

Session Chairs: Margaret Dolinsky, Indiana University (United States) and Björn Sommer, University of Konstanz (Germany)
3:30 – 5:30 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2019, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXX.

Tiled stereoscopic 3D display wall – Concept, applications and evaluation, Björn Sommer, Alexandra Diehl, Karsten Klein, Philipp Meschenmoser, David Weber, Michael Aichem, Daniel Keim, and Falk Schreiber, University of Konstanz (Germany)

The quality of stereo disparity in the polar regions of a stereo panorama, Daniel Sandin1,2, Haoyu Wang3, Alexander Guo1, Ahmad Atra1, Dick Ainsworth4, Maxine Brown3, and Tom DeFanti2; 1Electronic Visualization Lab (EVL),University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), 2California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), University of California San Diego (UCSD), 3The University of Illinois at Chicago, and 4Ainsworth & Partners, Inc. (United States)

Simulated landscapes, 3D temples, and floating epigraphy: An immersive virtual map of medieval Angkor, Thomas Chandler, Monash University (Australia)

Opening a 3-D museum - A case study of 3-D SPACE, Eric Kurland, 3-D SPACE (United States)

State of the art of multi-user virtual reality display systems, Juan Munoz Arango, Dirk Reiners, and Carolina Cruz-Neira, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (United States)

StarCAM - A 16K stereo panoramic video camera with a novel parallel interleaved arrangement of sensors, Dominique Meyer1, Daniel Sandin2, Christopher Mc Farland1, Eric Lo1, Gregory Dawe1, Haoyu Wang2, Ji Dai1, Maxine Brown2, Truong Nguyen1, Harlyn Baker3, Falko Kuester1, and Tom DeFanti1; 1University of California, San Diego, 2The University of Illinois at Chicago, and 3EPIImaging, LLC (United States)

Wednesday January 16, 2019

360, 3D, and VR

Session Chairs: Neil Dodgson, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) and Ian McDowall, Intuitive Surgical / Fakespace Labs (United States)
8:50 – 10:10 AM

This session is jointly sponsored by: The Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality 2019, and Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXX.

Enhanced head-mounted eye tracking data analysis using super-resolution, Qianwen Wan1, Aleksandra Kaszowska1, Karen Panetta1, Holly Taylor1, and Sos Agaian2; 1Tufts University and 2CUNY/ The College of Staten Island (United States)

Effects of binocular parallax in 360-degree VR images on viewing behavior, Yoshihiro Banchi, Keisuke Yoshikawa, and Takashi Kawai, Waseda University (Japan)

Visual quality in VR head mounted device: Lessons learned with StarVR headset, Bernard Mendiburu, Starbreeze (United States)

Time course of sickness symptoms with HMD viewing of 360-degree videos (JIST-first), Jukka Häkkinen1, Fumiya Ohta2, and Takashi Kawai2; 1University of Helsinki (Finland) and 2Waseda University (Japan)

Autostereoscopic Displays III

Session Chair: Chris Ward, Lightspeed Design, Inc. (United States)
10:50 – 11:30 AM

Head-tracked patterned-backlight autostereoscopic (virtual reality) display system, Jean-Etienne Gaudreau, PolarScreens Inc. (Canada)

The looking glass: A new type of superstereoscopic display, Shawn Frayne, Looking Glass Factory, Inc. (United States)

SD&A Keynote 3

Session Chair: Andrew Woods, Curtin University (Australia)
11:30 AM – 12:40 PM

Mark Bolas loves perceiving and creating synthesized experiences. To feel, hear and touch experiences impossible in reality and yet grounded as designs that bring pleasure, meaning and a state of flow. His work with Ian McDowall, Eric Lorimer and David Eggleston at Fakespace Labs; Scott Fisher and Perry Hoberman at USC's School of Cinematic Arts; the team at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies; Niko Bolas at SonicBox; and Frank Wyatt, Dick Moore and Marc Dolson at UCSD informed results that led to his receipt of both the IEEE Virtual Reality Technical Achievement and Career Awards. See more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Bolas

KEYNOTE: Beads of reality drip from pinpricks in space, Mark Bolas, Microsoft Corporation (United States)

Conference Closing Remarks

Light Field Imaging and Display

Session Chair: Gordon Wetzstein, Stanford Univ. (United States)
3:30 – 5:30 PM

This session is jointly sponsored by the members of EI Steering Committee.

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXX Interactive Posters Session

5:30 – 7:00 PM

The following works will be presented at the EI 2019 Symposium Interactive Papers Session.

A comprehensive head-mounted eye tracking review: Software solutions, applications, and challenges, Qianwen Wan1, Aleksandra Kaszowska1, Karen Panetta1, Holly Taylor1, and Sos Agaian2; 1Tufts University and 2CUNY/ The College of Staten Island (United States)

A study on 3D projector with four parallaxes, Shohei Yamaguchi and Yue Bao, Tokyo City University (Japan)

Saliency map based multi-view rendering for autostereoscopic displays, Yuzhong Jiao, Man Chi Chan, and Mark P. C. Mok, ASTRI (Hong Kong)

Semi-automatic post-processing of multi-view 2D-plus-depth video, Braulio Sespede1, Florian Seitner2, and Margrit Gelautz1; 1TU Wien and 2Emotion3D (Austria)

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Important Dates
Call for Papers Announced 1 Mar 2018
Journal-first Submissions Due 30 Jun 2018
Abstract Submission Site Opens 1 May 2018
Review Abstracts Due (refer to For Authors page
 · Early Decision Ends 30 Jun 2018
· Regular Submission Ends 8 Sept 2018
· Extended Submission Ends 25 Sept 2018
 Final Manuscript Deadlines  
 · Fast Track Manuscripts Due 14 Nov 2018 
 · Final Manuscripts Due 1 Feb 2019 
Registration Opens 23 Oct 2018
Early Registration Ends 18 Dec 2018
Hotel Reservation Deadline 21 Dec 2018
Conference Begins 13 Jan 2019

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Conference Chairs
Gregg Favalora, Draper (United States); Nicolas Holliman, Newcastle University (United Kingdom); Takashi Kawai, Waseda University (Japan); Andrew Woods, Curtin University (Australia)

Program Committee
Neil Dodgson, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); Davide Gadia, Università degli Studi di Milano (Italy); Hideki Kakeya, University of Tsukuba (Japan); Stephan Keith, SRK Graphics Research (United States); Michael Klug, Magic Leap, Inc. (United States); Björn Sommer, University of Konstanz (Germany); John Stern, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (retired) (United States); Chris Ward, Lightspeed Design, Inc. (United States)

Founding Chair
John O. Merritt, The Meritt Group (USA)