Radiohead’s latest music video, “House of Cards”, was shot using LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) rather than cameras:
Learn more about how it was made at the Google Code Radiohead page. The coolest part is that Radiohead is making the data available to anyone who wants to play with it.
They provide some sample Processing code to view the data, but for whatever reason I couldn’t get it to work, so I wrote a simple little iPhone OpenGL ES application:
I’m unable to test it on a real iPhone since I don’t have a paid developer account, but presumably it should work.
View other people’s visualizations at the YouTube House of Cards group.