Intel gathered a number of software developer and hardware manufacturing partners together this week in New York to showcase the latest technologies and innovations that Intel’s RealSense 3D camera technology can enable. From new interactive gaming experiences to collaboration, 3D mapping and gesture control, the technology holds promise that could someday reinvent how we interact with PCs. The camera technology itself integrates a depth sensor and a full color 1080p HD camera together with standard technologies like dual array mics, but with an SDK, processing engine and 3rd party software that can allow the camera module to sense environmental variables, more like humans do.
The Intel RealSense camera can detect hand gestures down to finger level accuracy, allowing complex control and new user interface techniques. It also understands facial features and movements that can then be processed to determine position and emotion. And finally it can detect foreground, background and other environmental characteristics to allow augmented reality processing and positioning of objects in 3D space.
Intel’s RealSense F200, Front Facing 3D Camera module, as found in notebooks and tablets…
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