3D Modeling from a Photo

seems nifty

Neat party trick, seems more relevant for things like Photoshop content-aware style manipulations on 2D images than any real 3D.

Here’s another irrelevant but equally awesome Siggraph video from this year:

Animators must get a kick out of this.

I wonder if the geometry is usable, as in usable by CAD programs. Either way, really neat stuff going on here.