Panoptic Studio: Carnegie Mellon’s 3-D camera dome can capture action.

A Futuristic 3-D Camera Room That Can Freeze Memories in Time (Video)

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July 28 2014 1:45 PM

Freezing Memories in Time

Carnegie Mellon’s amazing 3-D “Panoptic Studio.”

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The studio uses more than 500 cameras to detect visual patterns, then tracks them, building a 3-D recreation of an event.

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