Capturing your every strand of hair in 3D

Back in the day I wrote about how Male-pattern baldness -> Great Photoshop feature:

Jeff’s mane is a little thin on top, and Gregg is more folliclularly challenged.  So, when Jeff returned from vacation to Taiwan, he was rather unhappy to find that Quick Selection was selecting only his head, missing the wispy bits of hair on top.  As he proclaimed while making a quick whiteboard self portrait, “I need to keep all the hair I’ve got!”

Smash-cut forward 13 years (cripes…), and researchers are developing a way to use multiple cameras to capture one’s hair, then reconstruct it in 3D (!). Check it out:

 

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