Image-based rendering for real-time applications

Matthias Bauer

Media Technology and Design
University of Applied Sciences Hagenberg


Due to new techniques and new hardware capabilities image-based rendering (IBR) is not limited to offline rendering anymore. Today the use of pictures for complex 3d-models promises photo-realistic images even for realtime applications.

This paper covers the various techniques which are capable of creating new perspectives in real-time. It also introduces a framework which enables the convenient inclusion of image-based objects into 3d-applications.

Keywords: image-based rendering, real-time, 3d


Note that there may be some additional artifacts in the samples due to video compression.