Prototyping 2014-01-20 (Lens Based Media)

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Kinect Introduction

  • MicroSoft Xbox device


Technical Specs

  • 1 RGB camera
  • 1 Infrared camera
  • 1 Infrared emitter
  • Microphone array (4) for voice commands

3 important Kinect techniques

  • Point Cloud Data - Depth points of the IR-camera to re-create a 3d scene
  • Blob detection - Recognising a moving shape (body figures)
  • Skeleton detection

Resources

Demos

gameplay

pointcloud / particle



Blob Detection

Skeleton Tracking / Motion Capture





Assignment