Global Patent Index - EP 2022010 A1

EP 2022010 A1 2009-02-11 - VIRTUAL DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (en)

VIRTUAL DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND VORRICHTUNG FÜR VIRTUELLE ANZEIGE

Title (fr)

PROCÉDÉ ET APPAREIL D'AFFICHAGE VIRTUEL

Publication

EP 2022010 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 07732683 A

Priority

  • GB 2007001654 W
  • GB 0608977 A
  • GB 0620837 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2007129065A1] A method for providing a navigable virtual display, the comprises the steps of: providing a panoramic image of a space or location; preparing a navigable virtual panoramic image data set based upon the virtual image of the space; providing a multidimensional image of an object to be viewed; preparing a multidimensional image data set from the multidimensional image; and incorporating the multidimensional image data set into the virtual panoramic image data set to provide a virtual panoramic display image data set; wherein, when displayed, the virtual panoramic display image data set provides a navigable virtual panoramic display of the imaged object in an image of the space or location. A system is also provided for displaying the virtual panoramas. The method and system may be used to display images of interior or exterior locations. The method and system find particular use in the exhibiting of museum artifacts and art collections and as an aid in navigation.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06T 15/00 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06T 15/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2007129065A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

EPO simple patent family

WO 2007129065 A1 20071115; EP 2022010 A1 20090211

INPADOC legal status


2015-05-13 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20141202

2012-08-08 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2009-04-01 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20090226

2009-02-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20081204

2009-02-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL BA HR MK RS