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Microsoft Kinect and LinuxMCE
« on: February 01, 2011, 07:29:21 pm »
Hello,

what do you think, would this be a replacement for a IR-Remote?

http://kinecthacks.net/kimemote-public-beta-0-4-now-available/

The problem is, I am not that big programmer that I could write some code.
I think this would be a very "cool" way to use the MD's OnScreen Orbiter

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Johannes

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Re: Microsoft Kinect and LinuxMCE
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011, 07:39:12 pm »
los93sol has started code which will use the Kinect in far more reaching aspects than the teeny little Kinetctmote.

Seeing as the Kinect is a high speed camera, with structured depth analysis capabilities via active infra-red that can work in any light conditions, coupled with a microphone array, using this as purely a remote, would be a complete fucking waste of a massive glob of sensors for $150. ;)

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Re: Microsoft Kinect and LinuxMCE
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2011, 09:50:57 pm »
I have one, let me know if los93sol needs testers  ;D

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Re: Microsoft Kinect and LinuxMCE
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2011, 12:03:43 am »
Just need Karel or fearingsept to make a "Minority Report" skin, and we're laughing :)
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Re: Microsoft Kinect and LinuxMCE
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2011, 09:54:22 am »
Just need Karel or fearingsept to make a "Minority Report" skin, and we're laughing :)

I dont think the graphics would be the problem, but the "under hood" devolopment that needs to be done to fully implement a skin that acts like the one in Minority Report....
Lets see once Adam is done with the code. We can start from there.

Karel

Edit: to get the animations to work might be a challenge.