Nonki Takahashi is back with another cool example of using Small Basic and the Kinect. Small Basic – Kinect Motion Recorder “I wrote a new program – Motion Recorder (NVH911). This program uses Kinect sensor to record motion capture data into a text box. Push [REC] button to start recording. Push [?] button to stop.… Read More

Two years ago we highlighted a project from Tom Temme, Is that a mouse on your face? Or your face acting as a mouse? Both? FaceMouse He recently shared the news that he’s open sourced his project! ExpressionMouse Kinect is Open Source now Currently I have not much time to maintain the software. So I… Read More This week on Channel 9, Nikola and guest host Dmitry Lyalin discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:19] Dmitry Lyalin, Visual Studio Toolbox, Follow @Lyalindotcom [01:44] Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 15003 Released [Clint Rutkas] [03:07] Windows Developer Day—Creators Update [03:31] Introducing PIX on Windows (beta) [Shawn Hargreaves] [05:10] Announcing “UWPDesktop” NuGet Package… Read More

This has to be one of the coolest “real-world” Kinect implementations… The first ‘Supermarket of the Future’ is now open for business, and it’s crazy “If you thought Amazon Go — the funky corner store concept where there are no checkouts and the store automatically bills you for whatever you walk out with — would… Read More

Finally! Tango Chen (aka Jingzhou Chen) is back with a new Kinect project! MIDI Reality – Mixed Reality with Kinect and MIDI Keyboard “Tech & music are my favorites. I’d love to do them together. So I had this idea to try covering a song with a MIDI keyboard, and a Kinect v2 sensor for… Read More

Today’s post highlights an article written by Jason Odom that takes one of the most interesting Kinect topics, motion tracking, and brings it into the future with the HoloLens… Set Up Project-Infrared & Add Full Body Motion Tracking to the HoloLens Using a Kinect Thanks to Project-Infrared, there’s now a pretty straightforward way to add… Read More

For our last Kinect and Coding4Fun post of 2016, I thought this project pretty appropriate… Remember the WorldWide Telescope? The WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a visualization environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the world’s best ground- and space-based telescopes for the exploration of the universe. WWT blends… Read More

Giving the Kinect for Xbox One some love, here’s a new game, just out! Boom Ball 2 Boom Ball 2 is a light-hearted, full-body Kinect game about bouncing balls, breaking bricks and blowing stuff up using your awesome ping-pong skills. Go ballistic with Boom Ball! Features Throw balls, smash huge stacks of cubes! 2-player co-op… Read More

Today’s project shows just how far you can go with the Kinect and how it can change the world for those with physical challenges… Interpreting visual art with sound for a more inclusive experience A well-known Scottish landscape painter, Keith Salmon creates ethereal, moody abstracts of skylines and mountains inspired by the rugged highlands in… Read More

Dennis Bednarz of On MSFT caught this great Xbox UWP Kinect app… Check out Baby Monitor, a cool Kinect app for Xbox One An app to monitor your baby, using your Xbox One and the Kinect is definitely as strange as it sounds, but it may as well be equally useful. A Spanish developer going… Read More