Category Archives: Kinect

These Start-Ups Aren’t Goofing Off When It Comes to Microsoft’s Kinect!

http://allthingsd.com/20120628/these-start-ups-arent-goofing-off-when-it-comes-to-microsofts-kinect/ “Most people are familiar with Kinect today because it is the motion-controlled accessory for the Xbox that allows you to wave your hands around to virtually play tennis or dance without using a controller. But since it came out … Continue reading

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Metro inspired, Kinect driven visual communication system!

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/A-Metro-inspired-Kinect-driven-visual-communication-system-Teudu “Today’s project is a Metro inspired (with live tiles even) NUI information display and browsing project.Teudu: A Kinect Driven Visual Communication System An attempt to leverage the Kinect in NUI for an interactive, metro-styled info-display with live-tiles (ala Windows … Continue reading

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Interacting without touching – Microsoft Research

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/touchless/default.aspx Theme: Interacting without touching Understanding the properties, challenges and social consequences of touchless body-based interactions Through our bodily relationship and actions with objects, places, and each other, we are able to express and create a rich variety of meaning … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases Robotics Developer Studio 4, bring your own Kinect!

http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/10/microsoft-releases-robotics-developer-studio-4-bring-your-own-k/ “It’s been available in beta for a few months, but Microsoft has now made the final version of its Robotics Developer Studio 4 toolkit available for download. As before, it remains completely free, and it’s also now compatible with … Continue reading

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The Purple Book… “Using Kinect for Windows with XNA!

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/The-Purple-Book-Using-Kinect-for-Windows-with-XNA “Can’t get enough of Rob Miles? You love his C# Yellow Book and Windows Phone Programming Blue Book? Wish he had a free 58 page book on the Kinect, that goes from start to finish? Welcome to the Purple … Continue reading

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Kinecting to the Enterprise (No, not that Enterprise)!

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/Kinecting-to-the-Enterprise-No-not-that-Enterprise “Today is a two for one day. Same presentation, same author, same basic topic, but for two different audiences, resulting in two different information experiences… (Think one is slide heaver and one is very code heavy and anti-slide)Rocking the … Continue reading

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Dallas Developers Do Demos (with Kinect!

http://usergroup.tv/videos/dallas-kinect-for-developers-demos “Today’s inspirational 16 minute video is a overview of what 50 developers created in a 8 hour Kinect hack-a-thon. There are a number of interesting projects demo’d in this video. I think my favorite is the dog demo, but … Continue reading

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AutoCAD and the Kinect!

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/AutoCAD-and-the-Kinect “Kinect and AutoCAD? Yes, you sure can… Note: These samples are currently based on the Kinect for Windows Beta 2 SDK and while since the v1 release I’ve tried to avoid Beta 2 projects, there’s been some requests for … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases Robotics Developer Studio 4 with Kinect support!

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WinRumors/~3/bSSOyOHhJbs/microsoft-robotics-developer-studio-4-released-kinect-support “Microsoft’s Robotics Developer Studio 4, a freely downloadable framework for robot programming and management, has been released today. The new software will add support for Microsoft’s .NET Framework 4.0, XNA 4.0, and Silverlight 4.0. Most excitingly, will also include … Continue reading

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Student project aims to teach different cultures using Kinect and Windows Phone

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/WmPowerUser/~3/ty_RVoY8FA4/ “Ro Ramtohul’s student project is to increase UK citizen’s familiarity with other cultures using a bit of technology. In his project demonstrated above users would be incentivised to learn a new culturally relevant gesture every day, e.g. bowing in … Continue reading

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