Hack Kinect Archive

  • From the moment the Microsoft Kinect was announced I knew it would make a great new toy, but not as an addition to the Xbox 360.  Like my iPhone, the Xbox 360, the Wii, and practically every other piece of technology in my home, the Kinect was just asking to be hacked. The Kinect has 3 cameras, two of which are 3D depth sensors and the third which is a simple RGB camera for pictures and video.  It also sports a multi-array microphone that lines the bottom of the unit.  Finally, it adjusts it’s own view of you via a motorized base. Instead of getting deep into tech specs and techno jabber here I will simply refer you to the […]

    Hacking the Kinect

    From the moment the Microsoft Kinect was announced I knew it would make a great new toy, but not as an addition to the Xbox 360.  Like my iPhone, the Xbox 360, the Wii, and practically every other piece of technology in my home, the Kinect was just asking to be hacked. The Kinect has 3 cameras, two of which are 3D depth sensors and the third which is a simple RGB camera for pictures and video.  It also sports a multi-array microphone that lines the bottom of the unit.  Finally, it adjusts it’s own view of you via a motorized base. Instead of getting deep into tech specs and techno jabber here I will simply refer you to the […]

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