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News Microsoft teases Kinect Fusion add-on

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 6 Nov 2012.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Guinevere Mega Mom

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    Why doesn't BT automatically add 'source' links to articles like this?
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    How do you mean? There's a link to the blog post in the article.
     
  4. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    So... it's point-cloud reconstruction combined with structure from motion (i.e. you don't need to input the movement track, it infers it from the input)? Nice, but not particularly revolutionary, e.g. this Kinect based SLAM project. Nice of them to include it in their SDK to make integration easier though.
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I can see this being used as a "home" 3D scanner portion of a 3D printer job.

    Which is pretty cool.
     
  6. Niftyrat

    Niftyrat Dremel overpriced like EA games

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    It would be really useful if you could import the data to 3d programs for use in game mods etc. It would make creating the base models much easier as you can scan a model e.g. chair and then work from there.
     

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