Research Group

The research group promoted by the Department of Visual Contents conducts continuous research and projects to develop technology and knowledge in the content area. In particular, it attempts a qualitative research approach directed by professors and students in project execution.

Researchers here are composed of competent professors with at least 10 years of experience in the field of content in this field. In addition, the research environment is supported so that they can work with a sense of responsibility and ownership by forming an organizational culture that is free and creative.

Each member places importance on creative ideas and expands their domain as a leader in the content industry through pioneering technology research and application that can contribute to the development of local communities, countries, and even humankind.

Cultural Heritage Digital Restoration Lab

To operate the only digital restoration research institute of cultural heritage in Busan, Ulsan, and Gyeongsang Province.
  • Conducting joint research projects with Wipco Inc.
  • Digital archiving of cultural heritage.
  • Operating the Shape Data Digital 3D Restoration Technology Education Center.
  • Researching the Development and Utilization of Shape Data 3DScanning Technology Base Content.
Promotion strategy
Constructing and operating of cultural heritage digital data conversion technology base industry-academic-research convergence platform.
The company, Wipco(Inc), and International College(Animation & VFX department) conduct joint research projects. 
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Classification Content
Technology development, New business creation, Collaborative project development
  • OSMU(one source multi use) Business Cooperation.
  • Derived as a new media content product according to media.
Creation of jobs
    • Related job creation of undergraduate, graduate internship, and employment/start-up.
Contributing to the development of community
  • Preservation, recording, restoration, and enjoyment of digital dataof cultural heritage. (including people, environment, etc.)
Cultural Heritage 3D Digital Archiving
  • Construction of archiving platform through the development ofcultural heritage (including people, environment, etc.) digital archetype data.
Operating the Shape Data Digital 3D Restoration Technology Education Center : Professional ManpowerTraining
  • Production of realistic content of cultural heritage. (including people and environment)
  • Joint development and human resource development through cooperation with overseas university research institutes and companies.
  • Opening the Digital Archetype Arts Show with community cultural education organization. (twice a year)
  • Opening or co-hosting cultural heritage ( including people and environment) restoration related Symposium. (Once a year)
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Trainee Performance details Period
Foreign students in the undergraduate course from the agreed universities Training for shape scanning and restoration technology of cultural heritage, people, and environment. Four times a year.
Graduate students and graduates
Undergraduate and graduate students from overseas agreed universities, exchange interns from overseas universities
  • Human Resources development with convergentthinking, knowledge, technology, research capabilities necessary to construct digitalarchetype data of cultural heritage (including people and environment)
  • Digital archetype data archiving of cultural heritage (includingpeople and environment) preparing for the next generation digital twin platform
  • Establishment of an industry-academic-research cooperative growthmodel
    - Creating high value-added through industry-academic joint technology development
    - Activation of internships, employment, andstart-up links
    - Establishment of a curriculum tailored to industrial needs for foreign undergraduate and graduate students
  • International cooperation: Promoting cooperation with overseas cooperative university research institutes and companies and establishing aglobal educational model
  • Community contributions through the operation of university-specificdigital museums
  • Self-reliance through reinforcing of operation of the research institute
1Lead researcher at the research institute :
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Classification Content Note
Collaborative research partner Wipco (Inc) 3D scanning technology
Aim of the joint research project Digital restoration and archetype archiving Restoration implementation technology, archiving implementation technology.
An attribute of the collaborative researchproject 3D shape (Modeling & Texture) generative knowledge and technology development research Restoration of 3D digital cultural heritage,digital actors, and digital environment archiving
Field of technology development research System Design: research and business-related (AR, VR, XR, UI, UX,UF, etc.) Modeling & Texture: form, shape, texture, 3D scan data processing Cinematography & Lighting related image improvement research Matte Painting & Chroma-key collaborative research 360° VR: 360° filming related Composite & Editing research Convergence: Scan & VR 3D data scanning and shape restoration.
Types of participating member Full-time professors, undergraduate students, master's · doctorate course students, and graduates Iternational exchange college interns Employees of the company
Co-directors Dongseo University International College: Professor Hongsik Pak Wipco (Inc): Vice president Shiro Kim
WIPCO Inc is a company that holds a leading 3Dscanning technology, offering services including 3D design of existing plantsusing Lidar 3D scanning equipment, basic data collecting of BIM, 3D digitalmanagement of buildings, and 3D restoration of cultural heritage. Itestablished HDAC (Heritage Digital Archive Center), a foundation within thecompany, to independently and systematically investigate and record domesticand foreign cultural heritage and seek efficient preservation measures.
In particular, it provided 3D data for therestoration project of Sungnyemun Gate and has the largest record of 3Dcultural heritage in Korea and sales of up to 3D scanners and relatedapplication software.
4 Equipment Utilization
-H/W & S/W : MantisVision-F6, Z+F 5010X / Leica Cyclone EPP, Reality Capture, Headus CyEdit

Digital Actors & Motion Capture Lab

Creature Technical Directing Lab