The 3D Photo Booth

A Japanese design company has announced their brand new photo booth concept, that creates 3D figures of it’s subjects.

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The company called PARTY has announced that they will be testing the concept in its first commercial run with a pop-up store called Omote 3D. To create your mini 3D model you will be required to stand perfectly still for 15 minutes while a scan of your body is made. The 3D printer then makes a 10cm or 20cm version of you.

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At $250 for the smallest version however and the 15 minute exposure, this technology may not an instant commercial success. However, it gives a glimpse of where the technology can go once made more practical and more economical.

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