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Create a mini me: 3-D selfies now possible with new Kinect app
Create a mini me: 3-D selfies now possible with new Kinect app

What do you give a loved one who's got everything? How about a small figurine of yourself? A new app has been released for Kinect, Microsoft's motion sensor device for Windows computers and Xbox game consoles, that can be used to create 3-D selfies. The app, Shapify.me, works by having users stand a few feet in front of the Kinect. The app then asks users to pick a pose that they can easily hold for at least a minute. PHOTOS: Top 10 ways to take advantage of the 'sharing economy' Shapify.me will then scan users for a few seconds before asking them to turn 45 degrees to the right so it can scan another angle. This process repeats for a total of six scans....

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