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Research

Free-viewpoint and 3D Video • Marker-less Optical Motion Capture • 3D Image Analysis and Synthesis • Image-based Rendering • Virtual and Augmented Reality • Time-of-Flight Imaging • Dynamic Scene Reconstruction • 3D Computer Vision • Physically-based Rendering • Interaction • Machine Learning for Vision / Graphics

Spotlight

11/2017 Marc Habermann won the Günter-Hotz-Medal for the best Master graduates in Computer Science.
08/2017 Two papers accepted to ICCV 2017. Real-time Hand Tracking under Occlusion from an Egocentric RGB-D Sensor and MoFA:Model-based Deep Convolutional Face Autoencoder for Unsupervised Monocular Reconstruction.
07/2017 One paper accepted to ISMAR 2017. Live User-Guided Intrinsic Video For Static Scenes
07/2017 Two papers accepted to SIGGRAPH 2017. BundleFusion: Real-time Globally Consistent 3D Reconstruction using Online Surface Re-integration and VNect: Real-time 3D Human Pose Estimation with a Single RGB Camera
05/2017 Check out our PhD and Postdoc position openings here.
04/2017 Franziska Mueller is a recipient of the 2017 Google PhD Fellowship, which was covered by the local TV station.
03/2017 We are offering the Computer Vision for Computer Graphics seminar this semester.
02/2017 Franziska Mueller won one of the Frauen MINT Awards for her Master thesis on "Real-Time Hand-Object Tracking Using a Single Depth Camera". [pic1], [pic2], [pic3]
01/2017 Christian Theobalt presented the group's work to Chancellor Angela Merkel, Federal Minister Johanna Wanka, and Federel Secretary Rainer Sontowski during the the Perlen der Forschung Event in the Harnack Haus in Berlin. More information can be found on the website of the German government. [link1], [link2]. Pictures: [pic1], [pic2]
12/2016 Franziska won the Günter-Hotz-Medal for the best Master graduates in Computer Science, and the "Erich-Ferdinand-Bläse-Stiftung für Forschung und Wissenschaft" award for the best Master thesis in the Faculty of Math and Computer Science. [pic1] [pic2]
11/2016 TV Report covers our work on faces.
11/2016 We are presenting our work on Real-time Dense Monocular Face Tracking of a Driver at the National IT Summit 2016 [pic1] [pic2] [pic3]
11/2016 Busy Beaver Award for Best Teaching (Seminar Computer Vision for Computer Graphics, SS2016)
10/2016 New papers at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 and 3DV 2016.
07/2016 Best of Show Award at Emerging Technologies of SIGGRAPH 2016 for our Demo on Face2Face (link).
07/2016 Three papers accepted for ECCV2016. Details coming soon
07/2016 We demonstrated our face2face project at the popular Jimmy Kimmel Live show.
04/2016 Our work on Live Intrinsic Video will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2016.
04/2016 New paper accepted to TPAMI. Details coming soon.
04/2016 New papers at CVPR 2016, SIGGRAPH 2016, and on arXiv.
02/2016 New paper accepted to ACM Transactions on Graphics, to be presented at SIGGRAPH 2016: "Reconstruction of Personalized 3D Face Rigs from Monocular Video".
11/2015 Christian Theobalt was elected one of the "top 40 innovators under the age of 40" by the German business magazine Capital. [link]
11/2015 Our Facial Reenactment paper (in collaboration with University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and Standford University) received wide media coverage: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Verge, Spiegel, Heise and PopSci.
10/2015 The Museum of Moving Image of New York (EEUU) reimagines and recycles Hollywood iconography in contemporary art, including our Rear Window Augmented piece. Details here.
10/2015 One paper accepted to CVMP 2015. HDR Image Noise Calibration for Denoising Tone Mapped Images
09/2015 One paper accepted to Pacific Graphics 2015. 4D Model Flow: Precomputed Appearance Alignment for Real-time 4D Video Interpolation.
09/2015 Two papers accepted to ICCV 2015. Details coming soon.
08/2015 Two papers accepted to SIGGRAPH Asia 2015. Real-time Expression Transfer for Facial Reenactment and Generalizing Wave Gestures from Sparse Examples for Real-time Character Control
04/2015 Try out our HDR deghosting approach from SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 with your own photos: http://stash.itinkubator.de:9000/
03/2015 One paper accepted to SIGGRAPH 2015. Shading-based Refinement on Volumetric Signed Distance Functions

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