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Point Cloud Compression


We developed a testbed for encoding/decoding 3D Point Cloud data streams.
The codec is described in detail in a journal paper, of which a preprint is available at: https://ir.cwi.nl/pub/24395.

This version can be build on Ubuntu 16.04 (64 bit) or Windows (32 and 64 bit), using pre-build PointCloudLibrary(PCL) installers, or on many other systems by downloading and building PCL and its depencies.

The testbed contains:

  • codec software (cloud_codec_v2)
  • auxiliary files needed (for using ‘cmake’ and building ‘jpeg_io’)
  • quality metrics
  • evaluation library
  • tools to test and evaluate the codec
  • this installation instruction