SMPTE Requests Papers for Second Annual International Conference On Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment

Conference to take place 21-22 June 2011 in New York City; abstracts due 28 February 2011

White Plains, NY, 18 November 2010 - The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) today issued a call for scientific, academic, and technical papers for its 2011 International Conference on Stereoscopic 3D for Media and Entertainment. To be held on 21-22 June 2011 in New York City, it is the only scientific conference 10 focus solely on the critical technologies needed for widespread and sustained 3D adoption. Abstracts must be received no later than 28 February 2011; submission instructions can be found at: http://www.smpte.orgleventsl2nd Annual 3D Conference Call for Papers/Proposed papers must be informational in nature and address technical theory, research, clinical results, or emerging technologies. Technical topics to be considered include:Novel stereoscopic and multi-view camera systems Human perception factors for stereoscopic and volumetric imaging Real-time depth mapping using L10AR, time of flight and other methods Light field camera systems Assisted auto-edge segmentation Real-time 20-to-30 conversion algorithms Advances in image segmentation 3D tracking software Visual error tolerances Video codecs for stereoscopic and multi-view transmission Metrology and test methods for 3D image quality analysis Emerging technologies for computer generated synthetic stereo space Advances in autostereoscopic displays Horizontal image translation Holographic and volumetric display technologiesOther technologies that enhance 3D imaging SMPTE will post additional details about the conference on its Web site beginning in early January 2011 and will continue to provide updates leading up to the conference. About the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers The OscarÆ Award-winning and EmmyÆ Award-winning Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. As an internationally recognized and accredited standards-setting body, SMPTE develops standards, recommended practices and guidelines, and spearheads educational activities to advance engineering and moving imagery. Headquartered in New York, SMPTE is comprised of engineers and other technical specialists, IT, and new media professionals, filmmakers, manufacturers, educators, and consultants in more than 65 countries. Connect with SMPTE at www.smpte.orgas well as Linkedln and Facebook.