BugCamSmash in Action!
Average: 5(3)At PDC09, we released Silverlight 4 Beta and announced one of the availability of, one of the most requested features, Web Cam Support. Wanting to have fun with the new feature, I thought of a fun sample to create – smashing bugs with motion detection. First step was to get bugs to crawl across…
Jobs You'll Want: Project Natal is Hiring!
Average: 0Project Natal, the hot new interactive gaming environment, made its official debut at this year’s E3 Expo to the amazement of the crowd. Natal represents the next leap forward in gaming as it uses full body motion to control your Xbox games. With a sensor bar similar to that which comes with the…
Project Natal Revealed: Full Body Motion Control for the Xbox
Average: 0At the E3 Expo, Microsoft unveiled something called “Project Natal” which is a whole new way to interact with your Xbox 360. Like Nintendo’s Wii, Natal lets you control a game using motion, but unlike the Wii – very unlike it, in fact – you don’t hold any sort of controllers or sensors in order to…
Motion capture made easy by Natural Point
Average: 0Ever wondered how the characters in your video games look so real? Or how they move so life-like? Well it's easier than you might have thought. Natural Point brings it to your home.See the improvements from last year.
SoftKinetic: Bye Bye Wii
Average: 0A little while ago, on the quarterly company meeting, we've had a 'mystery guest' - just like 'we' always do. This time it was a promising startup with a technology that blows away all competition. Meet SoftKinetic, a Belgian company with ideas that will rock your world! Game developers, game…
The Mobile Clinical Assistant; a new category in Tablet PCs for healthcare
Average: 0Over the past few years Microsoft partner, Motion Computing, has focused on serving the healthcare industry. In February at HIMSS, the company introduced an entirely new category of Tablet PC; the Mobile Clinical Assistant, also known as the C5. In March, Motion introduced a new full-sized Tablet…
OptiTrack offers you Motion Capturing you can do at home- and affordable!
Average: 0Want to be in a video game? Want to do your own motion capture for your own animations? Well Optitrack allows you to do just that! OptiTrack cameras work with a range of software toolkits, all the way from Point Cloud tracking, Rigid Body tracking, up to Full Body Motion Capture. In addition, stop…