What the camera was picking up was the quick and accurate positional tracking. That alone almost makes it feel like it is 3d. However, when you're looking through the glasses you also get stereo vision which gives true depth perception as well.
It was really cool and I could see this as being an engineering tool. Visualizing an object as a solid and being able to manipulate it could be quite helpful.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.