Today’s project is from the awesome Microsoft community on hackster.io and while includes complete instructions and parts list, is for the advanced hardware hacking… Posture Recognition using Kinect, Azure IoT, ML and WebVR The Idea With the recent success of depth cameras such as Kinect, gesture and posture recognition has become easier. Using depth sensors,… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/cf398073e9da4145888aa6b20176ad0c/SethJuarezEnvelopVR.mp4 We head to Envelop to experience their Immersive Computing platform. We examine Envelop’s SDK that enables web and native applications to extend themselves in VR and see how you can do all this work while you’re in VR! Source link… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/a41269795b3a4d06b7e5a67f0152419c/OEMFutureofPCGaming.mp4 There have been some earth shattering changes in the PC Gaming landscape recently. With DirectX 12 asynchronous compute, recently announced 10 core processors, dramatically increased bus channels and code that works across multiple cores, there now exist unparalleled power to take games to the next level. Watch this video and see what’s coming next.… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/2443edcc8c1b4d2db56aa66d017333d2/20160826TWC9.mp4 This week on Channel 9, Vlad and guest host Yutang Lin discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [01:54] Announcing the “App Dev on Xbox” live event, Event Page [02:41] Reality, Virtually, Hackathon! [03:25] Visual Studio “15” Preview 4 [John Montgomery] [04:02] The Lightweight Visual Studio “15” Installer [Adam Welch] [04:44] GitHub Extension for… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/991a6613e4224555a821a63301289310/steamvrvid.mp4 Hello everyone! In today’s episode of Just A/VR Show, I cover a few of the basics for adding SteamVR support for the HTC Vive to a Unity project. You’ll learn about getting the SteamVR plugin, using the basic camera for the Vive, see how controllers are handled, and add in a few behaviors for… Read More


Rumen Filkov is back with a cool set of Unity Kinect VR examples… Recent times we’ve highlighted Rumen; Unity Asset – Kinect v2 with MS-SDK Unity Asset – Kinect v2 with MS-SDK Tips, Tricks and Examples Unity Asset – Kinect [v1] with MS-SDK Awesome made Kinect v2 and Unity Kinect v2 VR Examples Kinect v2… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/603b80b290504ba88b13a621016e85a5/20160610TWC9.mp4 This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Vlad again on location, discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:24] dotnetConf (On-demand) [01:11] Live from dotNetConf: Cycle 7, Xamarin Studio 6, and more [Miguel de Icaza] [02:14] More Social, More Games, More Devices – What’s In The Xbox Update Coming This Summer [Major Nelson] [03:29]… Read More


With summer unofficially here, many of us will be looking for summer projects to keep us cool, and what’s cooler than creating Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality apps? First here’s a Microsoft Virtual Academy course on just that… Creating Virtual and Augmented Reality Apps on the Windows Platform If you are interested in virtual reality… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/3193a4670da34ad8bccea5ee0133963f/MagicMedia.mp4 Note: I gave this talk 5 years(!) ago at REMIX (remember that?!) – just before all these VR, AI, ambient computing, surveillance culture and drone stuff starting blowing up. So it’s funny to look back and see which predictions fell flat and which controversial statements at the time just sound like common sense today.… Read More


Rick Barraza is back with a great session on VAMR (Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality) AI, Mixed Reality, and the New Software Landscape An age of more personal computing is upon us, but is our intuition around technology and design up to the challenge? In this sweeping talk across More Personal Computing and the Mobile First… Read More