I think its shooting a high res wide angle view – wearing your VR glasses, you can look around within the wide angle view – I think: Next3Ds plan to bring recorded video to the Oculus Rift.
Making the rounds right now is the observation that photographers who currently edit their photos get locked into Adobe forever. If they stop paying their annual subscription fee (which is priced about twice what the packaged software had cost, based on Adobe’s historical update rate), they lose access to their photos which are (or will be) stored in incompatible file formats (incompatible with older software).
Photographers are saying they intend to abandon Adobe’s software products over this.
In other words, 3D depth mapping of objects seen in front of the device: SoftKinetic teases embedded 3D depth camera, coming to Intel devices next year hands-on.
3D is coming ….