February 12, 2012

The future is 3D

Golan Levin is a creator, performer, innovator, engineer and MIT graduate whose work has been seen around the world. Working with two creative technologists James George and Jonathan Minard they have invented what they call “virtual cinematography” which it’s powered by stock electronics: a Microsoft Kinect coupled with an SLR camera. The Kinect tracks a figure in 3-D space while the SLR provides a sizable upgrade to the Kinect’s own camera. Custom software maps the SLR image onto the Kinect model, creating a fully-textured, digitized human.

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