Fast Planes

This technology which quickly finds planar surfaces in RGB-D video seems like it might be useful for more than just trying out new carpeting or plastering all our walls with ads.  It seems like you could rapidly build a 3D world to look around in and insert additional models into…

Here’s a demo video of it in action:

Consumer Rift In Beta By Summer

Hugh Langley, writing for TechRadar:

One source told us that April 2015 had been set as a release target, but added that Oculus may push this back to the summer as the plans were still not entirely nailed down.

Could the consumer Oculus Rift be next Christmas’ go-to gaming gift?  It sure seems like they’re trying to time it for that.

Consumer Rift In Beta By Summer

Hugh Langley, writing for TechRadar:

One source told us that April 2015 had been set as a release target, but added that Oculus may push this back to the summer as the plans were still not entirely nailed down.

Could the consumer Oculus Rift be next Christmas’ go-to gaming gift?  It sure seems like they’re trying to time it for that.