Making Magic with the Kinect...

Today's inspiration video is really, well, magical...

Marco Tempest augments magic trick with Kinect

Technoillusionist Marco Tempest, best known for his “iPod Magic“, wowed the TED crowd last month with a new trick he invented that pushes the boundaries of what magic looks like.

Combining sleight of hand and augmented reality visualizations powered by a Microsoft Kinect sensor, this is a 5-minute show you don’t want to miss.

Update: The creative studio onformative behind the visualizations, in collaboration with checksum5, have published a blog post and images detailing some of the effort required to pull off this visual feat for Marco.

Project Information URL: http://www.istartedsomething.com/20120402/marco-tempest-augments-magic-trick-with-kinect/, http://marcotempest.com/, http://www.onformative.com/work/magic-and-storytelling/

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