Inside Microsoft's plan to bring 3D to everyone


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There's a model of an odd-looking boat on a tabletop in front of me, and a woman is capturing it with her phone's camera. Only she's not just snapping a photo of the thing — she's moving around it, shooting a full 360 of the object, scanning every detail from every angle.

She's using a Microsoft phone to do it. That would be extremely unusual except for the fact that I'm at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and the woman is Megan Saunders, the team leader behind a secretive new software initiative. She's showing me how easily someone can create a virtual 3D model of an object. Read more...

This is a '3D for everyone' approach — a broad movement for how do we get 3D even more mainstream.
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