At CES 2008 we take a first look at the ZCam from 3DV Systems, a real-time depth-sensing video camera.
3DV Systems shows off the depth-sensing ZCam at CES 2008.
The software giant is said to be on the verge of paying $35 million for 3DV Systems, which makes the ZCam, a tool that could help Microsoft take on Nintendo and its Wii console.
Tomer Barel, vice president of 3DV Systems, shows CNET News.com's Ina Fried a 3D camera called ZCam. The camera mimics hand movements, enabling gamers to do away with their traditional game controllers.
Israeli start-up 3DV aims to be a contender with motion-sensing tech that has a good handle on depth perception. Photos: 3DV's depth-sensing camera Video: ZCam aims to free gamers