Disney photo algorithm: 3-D environments appear from 2-D images.

Disney Algorithm Turns Everyday Photos Into Rich 3-D Environments

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July 23 2013 5:08 PM

Disney Algorithm Turns Everyday Photos Into Rich 3-D Environments (VIDEO)

A Disney algorithm capable of analyzing patterns of light and darkness can automatically render flat images into detailed 3-D environments, creating the illusion of navigable space.

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