United States Patent: 8,786,681 : Stereoscopic Conversion

A method performed by one or more processors includes: receiving model data defining a three-dimensional scene; rendering the three-dimensional scene into a primary view image showing the three-dimensional scene from a view of a primary camera; and generating, for each of at least some pixels in the primary view image, a disparity value that defines a disparity between a location of the pixel in the primary view image and an indicated location of the pixel in a secondary view image showing the three-dimensional scene from a view of a secondary camera.

Jason Billington, Patrick Conran, Douglas Moore // Lucasfilm Entertainment Company, Ltd. (San Francisco, CA)