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Extensions for stereoscopic 3D images?

From: Douglas Crosher <dtc-schema@scieneer.com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 00:08:49 +1000
Message-ID: <4FBA4C71.7060906@scieneer.com>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
Has anyone considered a schema for stereoscopic 3D images?  Having a pair of images tagged with left and right could be a big help
to a viewer.  Could this fit within the MediaObject?  More generally, it would be useful to be able to tag a sequence of images as a
left/right scan fit for 3D stereoscopic viewing.  These can be presented as a wiggle, or two images selected as a single left/right

There are also stereoscopic formats that fit within a single images.  For example: left/right pair, right/left pair, over/under
pair, checker-board, interlaced, anaglyph, etc.  Perhaps such information could be a simple extension of the MediaObject?

When there is a single image with sub-images of a stereoscopic left-right scan then perhaps the bounding boxes of the sub-images
could be store, and this would handle left/right, right/left, over/under, etc.  This would also allow the information for centring
the sub-images to be stored.

Douglas Crosher
Received on Monday, 21 May 2012 21:12:55 UTC

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