Research Overview

UW Reality Lab researchers work on several areas of computer science and engineering such as Display Optics, 3D Reconstruction, Lightfield Rendering, Accessibility, Character Animation, and Input Devices. This blog post is about the Reality Lab's 2018 decisions for funding research.

Research Highlights

Publications

2018


Soccer on Your Tabletop
Konstantinos Rematas, Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman, Brian Curless, Steve Seitz
CVPR, 2018

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Exploring Augmented Reality Approaches to Real-Time Captioning: A Preliminary Autoethnographic Study
Dhruv Jain, Bonnie Chinh, Leah Findlater, Raja Kushalnagar, Jon Froehlich
DIS, 2018

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Audio to Body Dynamics
Eli Shlizerman, Lucio M. Dery, Hayden Schoen, and Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman
CVPR, 2018

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Haptic Revolver: Touch, Shear, Texture, and Shape Rendering on a Reconfigurable Virtual Reality Controller
Eric Whitmire, Hrvoje Benko, Christian Holz, Eyal Ofek, Mike Sinclair
CHI, 2018

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Metasurface Optics for Full-color Computational Imaging
Shane Colburn, Alan Zhan, Arka Majumdar
Science Advances, 2018

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Learning to Generate 3D Stylized Character Expressions from Humans
Deepali Aneja, Bindita Chaudhuri, Alex Colburn, Gary Faigin, Linda Shapiro, and Barbara Mones
WACV, 2018

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2017


Flat Metaform Near-eye Visor
Chuchuan Hong, Shane Colburn, Arka Majumdar
Applied Optics, 2017

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Pepper’s Cone: An Inexpensive Do-It-Yourself 3D Display
Xuan Luo, Jason Lawrence, Steven M. Seitz
UIST, 2017

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DigiTouch: Reconfigurable Thumb-to-Finger Input and Text Entry on Head-mounted Displays
Eric Whitmire, Mohit Jain, Divye Jain, Greg Nelson, Ravi Karkar, Shwetak Patel, Mayank Goel
IMWUT, 2017

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Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync from Audio
Supasorn Suwajanakorn, Steve Seitz, and Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman
SIGGRAPH, 2017

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A Hardware-Friendly Bilateral Solver for Real-Time Virtual Reality Video
Amrita Mazumdar, Armin Alaghi, Jonathan T. Barron, David Gallup, Luis Ceze, Mark Oskin, Steven M. Seitz
High Performance Graphics, 2017

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2016


Emptying, Refurnishing, and Relighting Indoor Spaces
Edward Zhang, Michael F. Cohen, Brian Curless
SIGGRAPH Asia, 2016

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Modeling Stylized Character Expressions via Deep Learning
Deepali Aneja, Alex Colburn, Gary Faigin, Linda G. Shapiro, Barbara Mones
ACCV, 2016

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In-Situ CAD Capture
Aditya Sankar, Steve Seitz
MobileHCI, 2016

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Transfiguring Portraits
Ira Kemelmacher-Shlizerman
SIGGRAPH, 2016

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