Christian Weissig

Christian Weissig is head of the Capture & Display Systems group in the Vision and Imaging Technologies department. His R&D activities are related to the following keywords: omni-directional 2D & 3D video, ultra high resolution video panorama solutions in particular UHD acquisition and presentation systems, immersive media, virtual reality, 360 degree VR video.

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Biography

Biography

Christian Weissig is the head of Capture & Display Systems Group at Fraunhofer HHI/ Vision & Imaging Technology Department. He received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in "Information Technology in Mechanical Engineering" from the Technical University of Berlin in 1998. After the employment as a visiting scientist he joined the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute HHI in Berlin in 1999. Since then he has been involved in numerous German and European projects related to novel multimedia production technologies and services in the area of UHD and 3D.

Christian Weissig is member of the experts group "Film Technology" of the German "Society for Information Technology" (ITG). Within the HHI Christian Weissig is responsible for ultra high resolution video panorama solutions in particular UHD acquisition and presentation systems.

Since 2009 he led the build-up and development of the "Tomorrows immersive Media Experience Lab" (TiME-Lab) and the development of the omnidirectional panoramic video acquisition systems such as the OmniCam360. Christian Weissig is an expert for Virtual Reality (VR) and responsible for the VR-relevant activities within the Fraunhofer HHI.

Publications

Publications

Patents

Patents

Patents

EP 2695385 Capturing panoramic or semi-panoramic 3D scenes