Photosynth is a software technology preview from Microsoft Live Labs and the University of Washington that analyzes digital photographs to build a three-dimensional point cloud of a photographed object. (wikipedia)

I blogge about it before, but it seems that it is now being used in Prime time TV in the US (CSI in this case):

http://virtualearth.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!2BBC66E99FDCDB98!15392.entry

Thanks to Peter Ulm for the link.