Category Archives: Xbox 360 Kinect

Kinect Hack – DIY Tesla Coils Controlled by Kinect!

Here’s a rather interesting Kinect hack that involves being able to control tesla coils by your movement via Kinect, awesome!

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Kinect Hacks – How to Use Kinect as 3D Holographic Chatting Device!

Here’s some more cool Kinect hacks that involve turning it into a 3D holographic chatting device. ┬áSorta choppy but this is still in the early stages of hacking and it can only get better with time.

A 3D camera like a Kinect provides the missing bit of information necessary for 3D reconstruction. For each 2D pixel on the image plane, it not only records that pixel’s colo

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Kinect Hack – How to Use Kinect as an Air Guitar!

For those of you who are excited about Kinect (and I know the world is), here’s another reason why you should get a Kinect, then hack it into an air guitar!

First it thresholds the scene to find a person, then uses a histogram to get the most likely d

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Kinect Hacks – How to Make a Virtual Keyboard using Kinect!

People have been starting to hack the new Microsoft Kinect like a new toy on Christmas (wait, it is Christmas soon, perhaps why) and here’s a really cool GIANT, virtual keyboard using Kinect and Kinect open source (OpenKinect.org).

See demo of the device:

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