The principle idea I have for this is to utilise 3d depth cameras such as the XBOX Kinect camera. This will allow me to capture a 3d performance and use it as a 3d point cloud within cinema 4D. sounds easy enough, but I haven’t a clue how best to do this as yet.
Here’s some stuff I’ve found interesting so far that uses the Kinect information turned into 3d data.
Things I need to check out:
rgbdtoolkit.com – A connection method for kinect.
Alternatives to Kinect: