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Man makes 'holodeck' with Oculus Rift and Kinect

16 May 2014 Last updated at 11:41 BST

An academic has combined three Microsoft Kinect cameras with an Oculus Rift headset, to import a 3D representation of himself into virtual reality.

Oliver Kreylos merged the Kinects' video stream before being fed into the Oculus headset, giving the impression of a solid 3D object.

Video courtesy of Oliver Kreylos