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Tibor V. Varga

PhD student, Lund University

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Mirror application to computers

I really don't know if it is possible or not, but I was thinking about an application which makes the screen a mirror in few seconds with some cutting edge technique.

Computer pros? Comments?

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    Dec 14 2011: The trick is that the programm needs to know where to point its camera according to the location of your eyes (law of refraction).
    So either a tracking device such as a helmet or glasses... or another fish-eye camera and a face recognition programm.
    You'll need a little motor on the other camera, and it needs to be able to zoom in and out as well, in respect to your location.

    This is quite complicated. Perhaps you can lose the zooming if you set the program to be used at a constant distance from the screen. But still, it's complicated. And a lot of computation is needed, so it'd be challenging to render in close to real-time.

    There must be a better way. And my proposal only works for one viewer at a time...
  • Dec 15 2011: Its different thought good idea varaga
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    Dec 14 2011: Good idea, good problem, though!