Thanks for Kinect'ing!

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It’s that time. Time for the Coding4Fun Kinect Gallery to retire, sunset, be put to bed, yada, yada, yada… It’s been a great run and I wanted to say thank you, thank you, thank you! It’s you and your feedback that made it all worth it. Thank you again and have a happy holiday! Greg […]

Kinecting to a Post-Kinect World

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Forever Friend of the Gallery, Vangos Pterneas, has some great advice on what to do in a Post-Kinect world. Kinect is dead! Now what? BREAKING NEWS! Microsoft has officially killed the Kinect. Today, Alex Kipman (creator of the Kinect) and Matthew Lapsen (XBOX Marketing) announced that Microsoft will stop manufacturing the Kinect sensor. Source: Co.Design […]

Kinecting Beyond Gaming

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Today’s Kinect retrospective post from engadget’s Timothy J. Seppala, is a great summary of something we’ve highlighted many times over the years, how the Kinect was so much more than a gaming device… Kinect’s value to artists overshadowed its gaming roots Former NIN art director and a game developer discuss the camera’s legacy. … The […]

Kinecting to IoT

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While the sun is setting on the Kinect, and this blog, there are a few interesting projects we’re going to highlight first. Today’s project is one of those… BCI-IOT: Brain Computer Interface X Internet of Things The Smart Home future is rapidly arriving – the personal home is getting connected. Lamps, Fridges, Toasters, Stereos; everything […]

Kinect to the Right Fit

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I don’t know about you, but I hate buying clothes, let alone buying them online. You never know what will fit, have to try them on, try on some more, get a little weirded out thinking about other people you might have also tried on the same clothes, etc. With our tech today, all the […]

No one's doing Kinect Dev? Not so fast…

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You might think, that given its age and the rise of VR, that no one is doing any Kinect development. Taking a quick look at GitHub seems to prove that wrong… Kinect on GitHub Project Information URL: https://github.com/search?o=desc&q=kinect+created%3A%3E2016&s=updated&type=Repositories&utf8=%E2%9C%93 Follow @CH9Follow @Coding4FunFollow @gduncan411 No one's doing Kinect Dev? Not so fast… Source: MSDN Channel 9

Kinect to Driver4VR

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Today’s product is one that’s pretty cool that turns your Kinect (old or new) into a VR Controller! Check out Kevin Carbotte‘s article on Tom’s Hardware about Driver4VR… You Can Use A Kinect For Full Body Tracking In SteamVR; Here’s How When HTC releases the Vive Tracker universal tracking devices to the consumer market before […]