The aim of the Scanopy project is to provide efficient algorithms for working with 3D laser scan data. The first main challenge is to improve the quality of raw scan data via filtering, scan completion and repair, making use of image information and symmetries. The second challenge is to and second to develop efficient data structures and algorithm to allow displaying huge point-based models. The third challenge is to improve the appearance of the models via lighting and relighting.


  • FFG 812126

Research Areas

  • In this area, we concentrate on algorithms that synthesize images to depict 3D models or scenes, often by simulating or approximating the physics of light.


7 Publications found:
Image Bib Reference Publication Type
mirroring Stanford Bunny point cloud rendered with SSCR Reinhold PreinerORCID iD
Interactive Curved Reflections in Large Point Clouds
[poster] [thesis]
Master Thesis
Reinhold PreinerORCID iD, Michael WimmerORCID iD
Real-Time Global Illumination for Point Cloud Scenes
Computer Graphics & Geometry, 12(1):2-16, 2010.
Journal Paper (without talk)
Claus Scheiblauer, Norbert Zimmermann, Michael WimmerORCID iD
Interactive Domitilla Catacomb Exploration
In 10th VAST International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (VAST09), pages 65-72. September 2009.
Conference Paper
Reinhold PreinerORCID iD
Global Illumination for Point Clouds
Student Project
Overview of the Domitilla Catacomb model Claus Scheiblauer
Domitilla Catacomb Walkthrough - dealing with more than 1 billion points
In Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies. November 2008.
Conference Paper
Michael WimmerORCID iD
Do We Need Accurate Reconstruction?
In Proceedings of 11th International Congress on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies. October 2006.
Conference Paper
Michael WimmerORCID iD, Claus Scheiblauer
Instant Points: Fast Rendering of Unprocessed Point Clouds
In Proceedings Symposium on Point-Based Graphics 2006, pages 129-136. July 2006.
Conference Paper
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