Kinect Hacks

Kinect Hacks

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Create your own innovative applications in computer vision, game design, music, robotics, and other areas by taking full advantage of Kinecta€™s extensive interactive, multi-media platform. With this book, you get a step-by-step walkthrough of the best techniques and tools to come out of the OpenKinect project, the largest and most active Kinect hacking community. Learn dozens of hacks for building interfaces that respond to body movements, gestures, and voice, using open source toolkits such as openFrameworks, the Processing IDE, and OpenKinect driver library. Whether youa€™re an artist, designer, researcher, or hobbyist, this book will give you a running start with Kinect. Set up a development environment in Windows 7, Mac OSX, or Ubuntu Build special effects apps with tools such as Synapse and Cinder Create gestural interfaces to integrate and control digital music components Capture the realistic motions of a 3D model with NI mate, Blender, and Animata Design gesture-based games with the ZigFu SDK Recreate the dimensions of any room in realtime, using RGBDemo Use gestures to navigate robots and control PC interfacesInstall. libfreenect. for. Mac. OS. X. Forthis guide, we will be using MacPorts to download and configure the libraries ... You will need to install Git to process the latest repository builds from GitHub and install the libtool and libusb-devel libraries.

Title:Kinect Hacks
Author:Jared St. Jean
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-11-03


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