We reported just lately that Sony is growing laser-based 3D cameras that may enter mass manufacturing this summer time. Sony has labelled this new expertise “DepthSense” – it makes use of ToF (time of flight) expertise which makes use of laser pulses and measures the time taken for these pulses to bounce again. This is extra correct in comparison with the present ‘structured light’ method which have limitations on accuracy and distance.
Sony has launched a promo video displaying a number of the potential makes use of of DepthSense, together with for messaging, AR gaming, images and procuring. Shame we didn’t see Sony really promote its Xperia smartphones in the video… You can test it out beneath.