DeepCap: Monocular Human Performance Capture Using Weak Supervision [article]

Marc Habermann, Weipeng Xu, Michael Zollhoefer, Gerard Pons-Moll, Christian Theobalt
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Human performance capture is a highly important computer vision problem with many applications in movie production and virtual/augmented reality. Many previous performance capture approaches either required expensive multi-view setups or did not recover dense space-time coherent geometry with frame-to-frame correspondences. We propose a novel deep learning approach for monocular dense human performance capture. Our method is trained in a weakly supervised manner based on multi-view supervision
more » ... ompletely removing the need for training data with 3D ground truth annotations. The network architecture is based on two separate networks that disentangle the task into a pose estimation and a non-rigid surface deformation step. Extensive qualitative and quantitative evaluations show that our approach outperforms the state of the art in terms of quality and robustness.
arXiv:2003.08325v1 fatcat:3sb7icxkhvhbteftru3a6kg27y