Immersive video system using multiple video streams

  • US 6,567,086 B1
  • Filed: 07/25/2000
  • Issued: 05/20/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/25/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. An immersive video system for displaying a view window of an environment, the immersive video system comprising:

  • a video source configured to produce a plurality of video streams;

    a video decoder coupled to the video source and configured to decode an active video stream; and

    an immersive video decoder coupled to the video decoder and configured to select the active video stream from the plurality of video streams;

    wherein each of the plurality of video streams includes environment data for recreating a viewable range of the environment, the environment data for each video stream including first data that overlaps at least one other video stream and second data that does not overlap the at least one other video stream.

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