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Kinect Hack Controls A Gundam Mech

Kinect Hack Controls A Gundam Mech We’ve seen a handful of Kinect hacks that involve robotics, such as the Kinect Roomba, to the Kinect helicopter robot. Now we see how Kinect controls a V-sido humanoid robot dressed up as a Gundam mech. In the video we see that the V-sido can swivel its torso, and even balance on one leg. Take a look...
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Kinect Hack Makes Minecraft Even More Personal And Fun

Kinect Hack Makes Minecraft Even More Personal And Fun Constructing an epic Minecraft presentation just got a whole lot more personal, easier, and fun with a new hack using Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral. The hack uses the data captured by the Kinect camera and transforms it into landscapes in the game. This was all discovered by Nathan Viniconis, and it...
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Another Set Of Kinect Hacks – Modern Warfare, Zelda, And Doom – Oh, My

Another Set Of Kinect Hacks – Modern Warfare, Zelda, And Doom – Oh, My Youtuber Demize2010 has just uploaded a sweet set of videos that show his awesome hacking skills with Microsooft’s Kinect peripheral. He’s manage to combine motion controls with controllers (somewhat like the PlayStation Move) in order to capitalize on the function of the Kinect.  Check out the...
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Finally It’s Happened – Use Kinect To Play WoW

Finally It’s Happened – Use Kinect To Play WoW I knew the day would come, and it’s finally here. Youtuber evansuma has just posted a video that will warm the hearts of World of Warcraft players everywhere, along with making some jealous. Some engineers over at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies have answered...
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Another Kinect Hack, This One Helpful In Reading Sign Language

Another Kinect Hack, This One Helpful In Reading Sign Language One idea that stands out, and stands out so obviously, in the long line of Kinect hacks is the ability to use it to help people learn American Sign Language. This is exactly what researchers over at Georgia Tech College of Computing are working on. They are attempting to pai Microsoft’s Kinect...
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Getting Closer To An Interactive Interface – A Kinect Hack

Getting Closer To An Interactive Interface – A Kinect Hack Now if you’ve ever played Heavy Rain, or watched Batman, then you obviously would have the want for how the FBI agent uses his sunglasses, or how Bruce Wayne uses his computers. We imagined a lot of things with Kinect, and these ideas were just the beginning. Youtube user MITCSAIL has stumbled on the...
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Most Likely The Most Intuitive Kinect Hack We’ve Seen

Most Likely The Most Intuitive Kinect Hack We’ve Seen Seriously, we have seen tons of Kinect hacks to date, but this latest one has taken the cake. Which, by the way, is not a lie. Instead of hooking the Kinect up to play games, this peripheral is sending visual data ti a Linux box onbard a mini-helicopter, letting the quadrator fly autonomously, detect its...
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With A Second Kinect You Can Map Out Your Bedroom In 3D

With A Second Kinect You Can Map Out Your Bedroom In 3D With one Kinect camera we can see part of our surroundings in 3D, while with two Kinect cameras we can generate 3D models of our surroundings. The mastermind behind the first series of these videos, Oliver Kreylos, has gotten a hold of a second Kinect camera and he has used it to map out a full 3D model of...
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