Scanning with the kinect

Here are some scans done with the kinect using Artec Studio 9.1 running on Windows 7 on an older Macbook air. These experiments were done for a talk (see Slides PDF, 80 Meg). Thanks to Anna Zevelyov, Director of Business Development at the Artec group company, for providing us with an educational evaluation licence of Artec Studio 9.1 which allowed us to make these experiments. Click on the picture to see the picture larger:

Here are photos of the real chair and the real bust. Click on the picture to see it larger:

During a talk in Boston (outline [PDF], slides [PDF]) the kinect was used for a couple of seconds to scan the first two members of the audience. Here is how the STL file looks like in meshlab: