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1. (WO2018104731) IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/104731    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/053675
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06F 3/16
Applicants: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE LIMITED
Inventors: BROWN, Neil Jonathan
Title: IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD
Abstract:
An image processing system for generating an image for display to a user at a head-mountable display device, the system comprising a sound input unit configured to receive sound information relating to one or more sounds, an audio processing unit configured to analyse the sound information relating to the one or more sounds, an image generation unit configured to generate one or more image elements that indicate properties of analysed sound information, and an image output unit configured to output display images for display to a user of a head-mountable display device, the images comprising the generated image elements as an image overlay, wherein the one or more generated image elements are indicative of the direction of the source of the one or more sounds.