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O’Reilly’s Radar has a brief write up of a “3D live motion video camera that uses LIDAR technology to get a range-finding for every pixel” – you could “scan” an area and put all the 3D data in to just about any application, wow! Link & full image.

Google video tech talk about the camera – Link.

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. RedSevenOne says:

    I was met with this image when I walked into the shop this afternoon [The crew lets me know something is important if by throwing it up on the 16' screen [It's an old-school analog Eidophor hacked for HD]]. My question is can this system be adapted to QTVR? Acknowledging that the latter is a ‘Less Live’ version of the former, the application I have has a use.