Thursday, May 5, 2011

Every month, Alcatel-Lucent puts the spotlights on a person or team for their contributions to the company in terms of innovation. This time, team members of the Visual Communication Department were selected for their work on Mixed Reality, a solution that paints partial 3D live images of people inside virtual worlds as a replacement for avatars. The realization was just one of the objectives of the team within the ITEA2 Metaverse1 project. Here's a couple of images from the article as it appeared in the Alcatel-Lucent April newspaper providing more details about the solution.

The referenced video's are not yet publicly available. Check out the June issue of the Bell Labs Technical Journal for more info.