Method and device for retargeting a 3D content

  • US 9,743,062 B2
  • Filed: 05/23/2012
  • Issued: 08/22/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/31/2011
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. Method for retargeting a 3D content comprising at least a first view and a second view the method comprising:

  • determining a first saliency map from said first view and a second saliency map from said second view using a processor;

    determining a first cropping window from said first saliency map and a second cropping window from said second saliency map;

    combining said first and second cropping windows into a final cropping window identified with parameters determined from said first and second cropping windows;

    determining a forbidden area map indicating regions where final cropping borders are to be avoided;

    converting an aspect region of the final cropping window into a target aspect ratio using the forbidden area map; and

    cropping said first view and said second view according to said final cropping window, the cropped first and second views forming the retargeted 3D content.

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