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The ability to print out your own 3D objects from open source schematics in your very home is absolutely the future. But technology enables all kinds of gray areas, such as people printing out homemade weapons. In this case, one guy managed to print himself parts for an assault rifle using a 3D printer. This article has been updated.
Watching actors play against green screens, outfitted in motion capture suits has become a common sight. But for the digital animator lacking the manpower and studio space to manipulate humans in such a way, there's now another way to control your digital characters.
Normally, creating a 3D model of an object is time consuming work that requires an expert hand. Not so with this new trick developed by Microsoft's Interactive Visual Media Group. With this, all you need is a handful of casual photos.