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TeleHuman: Six Kinect Sensors Used to Make Life-Size Hologram


Posted on May 8th, by raymond padilla in Xbox 360. 2 comments

TeleHuman is a fascinating project from the minds of Queen’s University’s Dr. Roel Vertegaal and his research team. The project uses “an array of microsoft kinect sensors, a 3d projector, a 1.8 metre-tall translucent acrylic cylinder and a convex mirror” to make life-size holograms. As you can see from the video above, it’s some seriously cool tech. There are some practical uses for it such as video-conferencing and medical applications, but nerds would use it to live out their Star Trek¬†fantasies. I could easily spend hours a day taking 3D scans of objects, people, pets, etc. in order to beam them up. If only I could find my translucent acrylic cylinder….

What do you think of TeleHuman?

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  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHg5SJYRHA0 N8R

    You must learn the ways of the Force, if you're to come with me to Alderaan.

  • tokz21

    I think that's freaking awesome! Finally putting those kinect sensors to use!