Top 10 Best Kinect Hacks Thanks to ever-growing Kinect Community, there are a lot of great Kinect programs/hacks out there and more come each day. The artists, developers and technology enthusiast who belong to the Kinect Community have presented and share their Kinect programs not only within the community, but also to the rest of the world. In honor of the community as well as the Kinect device, Kinecthacks.com has currently compiled its TOP 10 BEST KINECT HACKS. The team has gone through a lot of content it has featured in order to create this list of the best and most brilliant Kinect programs. Without further ado, the Top 10 Best Kinect Hacks of Kinecthacks.com (Updated September 10, 2011) 10. The concept of a virtual fitting room has reached a new pinnacle of success! 9. Play games, browse the internet and get necessary information through our wall! 8. Award winning visual effects designer, John Gaeta, is on-board the Kinect development train! 7. Want to train your lightsaber skills to be a Jedi? 6. 5. 4.
New Readers Start Here! « The Muse Garden Do you want to learn more about algorithms, programming, mathematics, or self improvement? If you’re interested in any of these areas, you’ve come to the right place. Below you will find several categories with some of my most popular posts that you may be interested in if you’re looking for a specific thing or just want to get a feel for what I write about. I also take requests for new posts, and you can contact me at anytime on twitter by using the screen name @musegarden. After you read this page, drop by and say hi, or leave me a comment here. I look forward to hearing from you! Kinect Face Tracking — Senior Thesis 2013 I wrote a thesis for my BS Computer Science degree called “Facial Expression Analysis With Microsoft Kinect”. If you want to know more, you can find my code at: and the Microsoft API page for the Kinect Face Tracking Library is here: Algorithms and Intractable Problems
9 Incredible Developments for Kinect in Education For those of us raised in typical school settings, the memory of straight-row desks with little activity is all too familiar. As we’re all aware, the Kinect has the potential to evolve classrooms beyond this 18th century model of learning to a structure that’s aligned with brain research and the benefits of active learning. With the release of the noncommercial Kinect SDK, several new Kinect applications are emerging. Here are nine key developments that reveal the educational value of Kinect in education. Do you have an app you’d like to submit for download or link to? 1. This is a development by Tom Smurthwaite. [Arkaos is] a little experiment into using the Kinect with individuals with special needs. ArKaos is an application for live visual performance, conceived as a visual sampler for video loops that can be triggered from the computer, or through a hardware interface. Direct Video Link Kinect and FAAST Controlling Arkaos 2. Direct Video Link Synapse for Kinect 3. Direct Video Link 4.
Kinect Hacks: Tips & Tools for Motion and Pattern Detection - Jared St. Jean KinectSEN - home