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Spatial Mapping edge scenarios

DaTruAndiDaTruAndi ✭✭
edited March 2016 in Questions And Answers

Hi together,

what are the edge scenarios for spatial mapping eg for large rooms. Think gyms, factory halls, concert venues, churches, ...
The depth camera seems to have a range of 3.1 meters "only", will the system take additional queues from the other cameras to extend the range so that functionally it can map out larger rooms? (I believe there are Microsoft Research papers using non-depth cameras for spatial mapping).

How about visual queues needed - meaning, rooms that are large and empty?

What will the expected behavior be if wanting to use HoloLens in large buildings and wanting to walk freely in those? Office buildings, factories, hospitals including walking around everywhere? Will it automagically swap things around (as I assume there are memory limitations?) - or will a developer need to recognize and accommodate getting close to the boundaries of a mapped out area?

Finally - what about rooms with moving "parts" - think again e.g. factories, conveyor belts, areas with loads of people walking around.
What about "caring" for specific moving objects? Meaning - not just e.g. defining an area where things are e.g. ignored, but wanting to pay some attention to specific type of objects or areas of motion?

Are these topics we should be spending time on thinking ourselves or is this something we can expect to be solved by the platform or through whitepaper recommendations?

Kind regards,

[Edited by DavidKlineMS to add the Spatial Mapping tag]

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