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May 31, 2019

Umbra Mesh Compression - Overview

Vinh Truong
In the pursuit of efficient 3D content streaming, data compression is essential. To understand where and how Umbra uses compression, I am going to briefly explain our processing pipeline.
February 28, 2019

Fixing laser scans with Deep Learning

Pekka Väänänen
Laser scanning produces exceptionally detailed 3D point clouds of real-world locations, but there are often lots of missing areas that the scanner didn't see. Is it possible to bring them back somehow?
November 6, 2018

How Does Umbra Triangulate 3D Geometry?

Niilo Jaba
In computer graphics, there are multiple different ways to represent 3D geometry. Basically, these can be broken down to three different groups: volumetric representations with a set of polyhedrons, surface representations with a set of polygons and point clouds with a set of points.