Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Microsoft Confirms Primesense is Behind Project Natal 3D Camera

CVG: Xbox 360 hardware VP, Ilan Spillinger said: "PrimeSense has delivered an important component to the technology, helping us deliver revolutionary controller-free entertainment experiences in the living room".

Update: Slashgear publishes an extended article on Primesense technology, including the official PR.

Update #2: Official PR appears on Business Wire site.
Primesense published a brief system spec:

2 comments:

  1. Any explanation on this technology please ???

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  2. You can find quite detailed description in Primesense patent applications. Basically, it's structured light approach where an IR light source projects some pattern while a camera sees how this pattern is shifted and distorted across a 3D subject and calculates the distance from it.

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