Faceshift, a Kinect based real time facial movement package
Avg Rating: 0Today's commercial Kinect product shows off some of the amazing things that are just now becoming available for the Kinect. Watch this: Kinect-powered motion capture mimics your facial movements in real timeFaceshift is a new motion capture utility that does an impressive job of replicating facial…
XInput PInvoking your XBox 360 Controller
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's hardware Friday project by Joel Ivory Johnson is one that I thought interesting in a number of ways. One, that it shows how we can use the XBox controller without XNA, yet still using managed languages and also as a non-trivial example of how to translate native calls for use in a managed…
"Kinect Client Server System"
Avg Rating: 0Today's project shows off one means of connecting a WindowsRT app to a Kinect for Windows device (And shows off a bunch of other cool things like some DirectX goodness and more) The Byte Kitchen's Open Sources - Kinect Client Server SystemThe Kinect Client Server system consists of a desktop…
Microsoft Robotics samples and new Kinect for Windows SDK versions
Avg Rating: 0Today's information from Bruno Capuano provides a nice "how to" to get the Microsoft Robotics samples that use the Kinect for Windows SDK to compile with the latest version of the SDK... [#KINECT] HowTo: Compile Microsoft #Robotics samples for #KinectSdk 1.6Buenas, at the event on Tuesday…
That's a great v1.0 shot... Greenshot v1.0 is out!
Avg Rating: 0We highlighted this project a year and a half ago, That's a great shot... Greenshot, and it's been chugging away, moving slowly and steadily to a v1.0 release. And now... Greenshot 1.0 is finally available for download now!We are very proud to announce that Greenshot 1.0 is finally available for…
Kinect + OpenCV + WPF = Blob Tracking
Avg Rating: 0Today's project by Erik Klimczak provides a great example of blending a couple different things together gives us something very yummy and tasty... Blob Tracking: Kinect + OpenCV + WPFWith the latest SDK release, the Kinect platform has become pretty robust – skeleton tracking, gesture…
MJPEG Decoder v1.2 - Now with WinRT, Windows Phone 8 support and samples too
Avg Rating: 5(2)Brian Peek let me know that his project MJPEG Decoder has hit a cool milestone in that it now supports both Windows Phone 8 and WinRT (x86 & ARM). So if you're looking to build an app that decodes MJPEG for a Surface RT or WP8 device, say an app that provides cool touch based security camera…
Kinect Fusion Coming to Kinect for Windows SDK [in a future release]
Avg Rating: 0While we wait on the next version of the Kinect For Windows SDK, here's a tease about what might be in it (or at least a future version). Release dates are still TBD (I don't even know...) Kinect Fusion Coming to Kinect for WindowsLast week, I had the privilege of giving attendees at the Microsoft…
Convergence of Style and Technology for New York Fashion Week, with Kinect for Windows Power!
Avg Rating: 0For Black Friday, this seemed inspirational post seemed retail'ish enough? Kinect for Windows at Convergence of Style and Technology for New York Fashion WeekThis year, Kinect for Windows gives Fashion Week in New York a high-tech boost by offering a new way to model the latest styles at retail.…
Happy Thanksgiving... and Thank you!
Avg Rating: 5(1)It's Thanksgiving here in the US and I thought it a good time to say thank you! Thank you, our readers, the project authors, the people behind the scenes and more importantly our family and friends who put up with us as we flail our arms and bodies about as we play with, and develop for, our…