This is a nice new project. Sharam Izadi et al. employ the Kinect to reconstruct arbitrary surroundings in 3D by using a Microsoft Kinect depth camera.
Only a few hours after the release of Microsoft Kinect libfreenect – an Open Source Driver for the Kinect device for Linux – has been released by Hector Martin (via creativeapplications and memo.tv). Shortly afterwards, the driver has also been ported to Windows and OS X. Check it out in the libfreenect git repository.
This is not my project.