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:


  1. Any explanation on this technology please ???

  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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