Depthcam uses Kinect and HTML5 to let you pan and zoom live 3D video

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WinRumors/~3/gXHBu9dSNYc/depthcam-kinect-html5-3d

“Developer George MacKerron has what that he thinks could be the future of webcams, or, well, something. He took a Kinect and gave birth to the depthcam, which produces a live video stream with 3D space that you can move through. Like Lytro’s adjustable focus images, the video that the depthcam produces is interactive — click and drag to virtually pan the camera, and use the scroll wheel to zoom. While it’s not the first Kinect-powered interactive experience we’ve seen, it is all presented in a black and white 3D point-cloud and, best of all, it runs using HTML5 in Chrome. We’re not completely sure what applications this will have in the future (MacKerron suggests a web-based video game), but take a look at the video below to see it in…

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