Built by Tokyo University engineer Tsuyoshi Horo, this high-tech robot uses cameras to “create a real-time, 3D, volumetric model of objects or people in the space, which is then converted into a psychedelic stack of virtual cubes which are read and processed as data.” Videos after the break.

The researcher is utilizing a circular array of cameras to track and detect body movement within a controlled environment, and then translate those movements to actions for an automaton

[via Engadget]