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3D Webcam Capture Demo at 60 FPS

Kyle McDonald is a programmer working on building open source utilities for realtime 3D scanning using structured light, a technique that requires only a projector and a cheap camera.

Here’s a demo of what 3D capture looks like using a PS3 webcam:

If you’d like to get involved in the project, head on over to the structured-light Google code page to check out the code (no pun intended).

Do you think this might be the future of photography and video?

(via Make)