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Using Xbox Kinect For 3D Scanning

Posted By Thomas Tong on November 24, 2010 at 5:08 PM


It's amazing how some people have the creativity to reinvent common devices to serve another purpose. Oliver Kreylos hacked his Xbox Kinect and converted it so it can capture videos in 3D. The Xbox Kinect is a webcam-style add-on accessory for the Xbox 360 console. It enables users to control and interact with the Xbox 360 without the need to touch a game controller. Kinect's camera generates depth and color information that helps Oliver reconstruct his room in 3D. You can find more videos on his experimentation with 3D capture on his YouTube page.

 This blog post was previously posted on Wed, Nov 24, 2010 on 3D3 Solutions blog. LMI Technologies acquired 3D3 Solutions on May 1, 2013.

Posted by Thomas Tong