Patents and Utility Models
Method for processing a video data set (US8,577,202B2/ DE10,2007,021,518)
Method, apparatus and computer program usable in synthesizing a stereoscopic image (EP000002747427)
Photographing support (CN000202794832U)
3D lens and 3D camera system (CN000203224717U)
Method, apparatus and computer program usable in synthesizing a stereoscopic image (CN000104813658A)
Apparatus and method for compositing an image from a number of visual objects (PCT/EP2012/002533)
Method, apparatus and computer program for generating a multiview image-plus-depth format (EP000002775723A1)
Photographing support (201210326382.8, China)
Three-dimensional (3D) camera lens and 3D camera system (201310162946.3, China)
Books and Book Chapters
Carlos Vazquez, Liang Zhang, Filippo Speranza, Nils Plath, and Sebastian Knorr
2D-to-3D Video Conversion: Overview and Perspectives
in Emerging Technologies for 3D Video: Creation, Coding, Transmission and Rendering, Frédéric Dufaux, Béatrice Pesquet-Popescu, Marco Cagnazzo (editors), Wiley, 2013
Scientific Journal Papers
N. Plath, S. Knorr, L. Goldmann, and T. Sikora
Adaptive Image Warping for Hole Prevention in 3D View Synthesis
published in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Special Issue on 3D Video Representation, Compression and Rendering, Vol. 22, No. 9, September 2013, pp. 3420—3432
S. Knorr, K. Ide, M. Kunter, and T. Sikora
The Avoidance of Visual Discomfort and Basic Rules for Producing “Good 3D” Pictures
published in SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, October 2012
A. Smolic, P. Kauff, S. Knorr, A. Hornung, M. Kunter, M. Müller, M. Lang
Three-Dimensional Video Postproduction and Processing
published in Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 99, No. 4, April 2011
L. Zhang, C. Vázquez, S. Knorr
3D-TV Content Creation: Automatic 2D-to-3D Video Conversion
IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, Special Issue on 3D-TV, vol. 57, no. 2, 28.03.2011, pp. 372—383
Received the Scott Helt Memorial Award for the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting in 2011.
S. Knorr, M. Kunter, T. Sikora
Stereoscopic 3D from 2D Video with Super-Resolution Capability
published in Signal Processing: Image Communication, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science B.V., Vol. 23, No. 9, October 2008, pp. 665—676
E. Imre, S. Knorr, B. Özkalayci, U. Topay, A. Aydin Alatana, T. Sikora
Towards 3-D Scene Reconstruction from Broadcast Video
published in Signal Processing: Image Communication, Vol. 22, No. 2, February 2007, pp. 108—126
Nils Plath, Lutz Goldmann, Alexander Nitsch, Sebastian Knorr, Thomas Sikora
Line-preserving hole-filling for 2D-to-3D conversion
European Conference on Visual Media Production, volume 8, London, Nov. 13—14, 2014
Sebastian Knorr, Kai Ide, Matthias Kunter, Thomas Sikora
Basic rules for good 3D and the avoidance of visual discomfort in stereoscopic vision
International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), Amsterdam, NL, Sept. 8—13, 2011.
Matthias Kunter, Sebastian Knorr, Andreas Krutz, and Thomas Sikora
Unsupervised Object Segmentation for 2D to 3D Conversion
IS&T/SPIE’s Electronic Imaging, San Jose, California, USA, Jan. 18—22, 2009.
Sebastian Knorr, and Thomas Sikora
An Image-based Rendering (IBR) Approach for Realistic Stereo View Synthesis of TV Broadcast Based on Structure From Motion
IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sept. 16—19, 2007.
Sebastian Knorr, Matthias Kunter, and Thomas Sikora
Super-Resolution Stereo- and Multi-View Synthesis from Monocular Video Sequences
3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM 2007), Montréal, Québec, Canada, August 21—23, 2007.
Sebastian Knorr, Aljoscha Smolic, and Thomas Sikora
From 2D- to Stereo- to Multi-view Video
3DTV-Conference, Kos Island, Greece, May 7—9, 2007.
Evren Imre, Sebastian Knorr, Aydin A. Alatan, and Thomas Sikora
Prioritized Sequential 3D Reconstruction in Video Sequences of Dynamic Scenes
IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP’06), Atlanta, USA, October 8—11, 2006.
Sebastian Knorr, Evren Imre, Aydin A. Alatan, and Thomas Sikora
A Geometric Segmentation Approach for the 3D Reconstruction of Dynamic Scenes in 2D Video Sequences
14th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO 2006), Florence, Italy, September 4—8, 2006.
Sebastian Knorr, Evren Imre, Burak Özkalayci, A. Aydin Alatan, and Thomas Sikora
A Modular Scheme for 2D/3D Conversion of TV Broadcast
3rd International Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission (3DPVT’06), Chapel Hill, USA, June 14—16, 2006.
From Hybrid 3D to Hybrid VR
1st Chinese and American VR Film Workshop, Jan. 14, 2016
360° Live-Action Panorama Creation – Challenges, Limitations and Current State of the Art
AIS China, Dec. 7—8, 2015
What makes the difference between a “good” and a “quick & dirty” 2D-3D Conversion?
1st Silk Road international Film Festival, Oct. 22—23, 2014
What makes the difference between a “good” and a “bad” 2D-3D Conversion?
3Tec – Quality & Technology Summit, April 18—19, 2014
Why so many movies and parts of movies need conversion
MipTV, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France, April 4, 2012
High-quality 2D to 3D Conversion of Feature Films
EMC^2, The Future of 3D Media, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 14, 2011
2D-to-3D conversion and basic rules for good 3D
MEDIA-TECH Showcase & Conference, Hamburg, Germany, May 3—4, 2011
2D-to-3D conversion: market overview, conversion workflow and basic rules for good 3D
MEDIA-TECH Showcase & Conference Asia, Grand Hyatt Macau, China, March 15—16, 2011
Überblick über aktuelle Verfahren zur 2D-3D-Filmkonvertierung
Fachtagung der FKTG: Film und Fernsehen – zwischen 3D u. 4G, Fernseh- und Kinotechnische Gesellschaft e.V., 2010
Automatic 2D/3D-Conversion with Super-Resolution Capability for Advanced 3DTV-Systems
Dimension3 Expo, Chalon-sur-Saone, France, June 3—5, 2008
Super-Resolution Stereoscopic- and Multi-View Synthesis for Advanced 3DTV-Systems
S3D-Basics+ Conference, Berlin, Germany, Aug. 28—29, 2007
2012 SCOTT HELD MEMORIAL AWARD
S. Knorr in recognition for the best paper published in the IEEE Tansactions on Broadcasting: “3D-TV Content Creation: Automatic 2D-to-3D Video Conversion”
Germany – Land of Ideas “Selected Landmark 2009”
imcube labs GmbH was awarded by the initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas” which is sponsored by the German government, commerce and industry in 2009
German Multimedia Business Award
imcube labs GmbH was awarded with the German Multimedia Business Award of the Federal
Ministry of Economics and Technology in 2008