This article was published on January 28, 2011

Before there was Kinect, there was Pantomation


Before there was Kinect, there was Pantomation
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

History. If we don’t know where we came from, it’s easy to get lost in where we’re going. Taking a look back at an early chromakey system known as Pantomation, we can’t help but draw the similarities between it and what we see today with Microsoft’s Kinect.

Even if the technology differs, the results are strikingly similar.