Natural Bing Maps Navigation...


Today's project is currently a binary only project (but hey, at least you can still get it and play with it!), and one that looks cool....

Natural Bing Maps Navigation using Kinect for Windows and Multitouch Display


Ilya Efanov, Joel Lanir


The main goals of the project were to create a demo application that uses Kinect for Windows and large multitouch display for interaction with Bing Maps using gestures in several modes and find the most natural way to interact with maps. All gesture are continuous and detected/recognized according to the hand state and position of a user. This application has number of interaction modes and was developed with single user control.

Minimum Hardware Requirement

  • 32 bit (x86) or 64 bit (x64) processor
  • Dual-core 2.66-GHz or faster processor
  • Dedicated USB 2.0 bus
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Kinect for Windows

Minimum Software Requirement

  • Windows 8 or later
  • .NET 4.5
  • Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8

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