Kinecting to 3D Virtual Cows (I kid you not...)

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I know I say this allot, but this is a pretty unusual project. And given that it uses ZigFu, which we've highlighted in the past, ZDK = Zigfu Development Kit = Commercial Kinect Development library for Unity3D and JavaScript...

Virtual Cow + 3D Glasses

Virtual pets have become something of a hit with people these days. From Tamagotchi to the Nintendogs and Kinect’s very own Kinectimals, these cute and furry critters on your screens have captured people’s hearts. If  you sit down and think about it, there are some inherent benefits to taking care of virtual animals — for one, you don’t have to clean up after them.

Today’s featured Kinect hack utilizes the Kinect’s capabilities to bring the experience of taking care of a cow without having to be at a farm:

“We created a virtual cow that you can feed and caress. In the game you can also answer some questions about animal health and nutrition. This game was created for a  cattle trade fair here in Brazil. The agency who developed the game is called Tween Design Interativo and we use Unity3D plus ZigFu Wrapper.”


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