Cloud 3D modelling service allows you to create 3D object files with video taken with a Kinect camera - watch the video embedded below:
Kinect@Home is a place where you can help robotics and computer vision researchers around the world and get 3D models of your room, office or whatever you want in return, right in your browser!
Kinect@Home aims to use your powers to make robots more awesome than ever. Robotics and computer vision researchers need vast amount of images from everyday environments such as homes and offices to improve their algorithms.
As well as being able to help science, you can download the 3D object file to do whatever you want with it. As a bonus, you can also embed your 3D capture on webpages, like below:
You can find the project’s website here
A Wipeout clone written in HTML5 that runs in your browser:What is this?
HexGL was built with love using three.js, a 3D library built on top of WebGL and maintained by Mr.doob and AlteredQualia.
I’d also like to thank Nobiax for the great metalic road texture, and all the beta-testers that gave me a hand during the development phase.
While there isn’t a multiplayer mode, there is a Hall of Fame for the best finishing times.
To play, go to the HexGL site here
Japanese software technology turns 2D drawing into interactive 3D content for use with touchscreen devices - via DigInfo (video embedded below):
Live2D, developed by Cybernoids, is the world’s first drawing technology to enable 3D rendering of 2D images. This technology supports a variety of portable consoles and smartphones, and Live2D is already being utilized for games that take advantage of the unique characteristics of hand drawn artwork.
“In 3D, the unique attractions of 2D art like Osamu Tezuka’s can’t be rendered properly. But with Live2D, we’ve worked to enable smooth 3D motion using entirely the original 2D drawings. So, this system makes the graphics appear exactly as the creator intended.”
“When the face turns sideways, you can show perfectly how the eyelashes and eyes move. You can also use the tools to work more easily and efficiently. This can be done in all kinds of ways, with all kinds of emphasis, depending on what the creator wants to do. This technology is an extension of drawing, so it works best if the creator has a good artistic sense.”
More at DigInfo here
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True3D is something that you can walk entirely around and seamlessly view from all sides, which is what you’ll find in this life-sized telepod that can project an entire personstraight into your living room.
Developed by a group of hard-working Canadians at the Human Media Lab at Queen’s University in, you know, Canada, the telepod is a cylindrical display system capable of projecting an entire person inside itself in three glorious dimensions. This means that you can walk around the outside of the telepod, and it’ll seem like you’re walking around a person inside it at the same time. […]
3-D Printing Is So Last Year.
Digital Skin by Samsung
It’s easy to be cynical about advertising, until you realize that sometimes, advertising is just art’s slush fund. Nowhere is this more true than Samsung Portugal’s latest advertising campaign (by Excentric, projection mapper Oskar e Gaspar and video agency Droid I.D.) called Explore Your Dual World. The spot features a person transforming into living multimedia through digital projectors.