Following video shows a very impressive kinect hack on a Transcreen.
Kinect has just gotten a life of its own with all these hacks and it coming to pc. I don't remember this much being done with the other web cam, since kinect is constantly being compared to it.
Whats so impressive about this? Its just a Transcreen :S
They have to find something to do with it...cant game with it...not really.
Gotta admit, this is one of the less noteworthy hacks out there. It's just the IR feedback (all the little points you see are the IR beams) being shown on a transcreen. More of a transcreen hack than anything else.
I already can imagine this hack in a DISCO with a girl dacing in some room and the dance floor screen showing this!
agreed, the screen is way more impressive than the "hack". all it's doing is displaying what kinect sees on a transparent screen (and they connected the top of the head to the arms/shoulders with lines... the only difference).
The good thing about Kinect being hacked is that the ideas that come from the PC hacks will open up a whole new world of gaming on both platforms, because developers might get introduced to new ideas they didn't think of yet!
This looks like eye crate,I know that this is different but the guy is messing around with the depth sensor to augment his surrounding and have fun. @ 2:31
awesome! Can't wait to see the EyeToy/PS Eye version of this!...oh wait....
if you did that there might be lag... oh wait... besides, we've already seen eye put wireframe models over your body (the head tracking demos where it super imposes a model of a helmet or optimus prime's head onto your body, for instance). then you just need to put it on a transparent screen and you have the same damn thing you see here.
Someone on here said ps eye had something similar to what this guy is doing. @ 3:50
Version of what? You should just go ahead and play what ever game it is you're excited about.
There are more hacks on Kinect then games..
Kinect hacks just keep getting better and better :D (also no one bring up games please this is just talking about the hacks for PC)
So what is this device? A gaming device or a hacking tool?
It's a gaming input device. And because of the novelty of it hackers find it interesting fun or whatever too develop hacking tools too see in what kind of ways kinect can be used. In this case transcreen is being used displaying the processing image of the imagery received from the infrared camera. Besides looking cool there are more interesting hacks out there.
... I don't think you'd hack a hacking tool.
Are you talking about Kinect or the PSP? >:)
Hey we can play with a 3D camera!
Must be just me either I'm to smart or to stupid to see what's going on. Looks to me nothing but the raw data being projected on to a screen or projector. Hack? I suppose you can call it that, but this is what the developers see all the time it's nothing new to anyone developing for Kinect, and in that essense nothing special. So....what are talking about here.
Kinect is being used for every thing besides gaming lol. Some of these hacks have been incredible, love the demos with 2 cameras used for 3D, still my favorite.
lol kinect is only good for the hacking haha,interesting stuff tho
you dunno shit about kinect until you try it so shut the fuck up..
This demo is less impressive than any of the others I've seen so far... No offence to the guy who made it. All he's doing is tracing the data points with no interpretation of them. I mean, the only thing really being calculated is the lines between them. Unless I missed something?
I don't know why people keep saying "there are no games". This right here is where it all starts. You have the people innovating ideas, jobs are created. Jobs are created, games come into production. Now some of you Anti-Christ (Sony) believers acting like divas about all the vids people are doing with Kinect. Just let it go. It took Sony time for the PS3 to develop to what it is today. The same will happen with Kinect in the future. In other words, stop hating.
the nintendo 3DS should shut them up >.>
Zelda, I cannot wait for the 3DS. I'm getting it on day one!
No, here's a video of the some the software for the ps3 when it was first unveiled,I get it takes time for kinect to become something unique but Microsoft never show any of the cool tech demos to prove kinect is capable of this and I feel it should have been Microsoft to start this an third party could build upon all the stuff they showed.
That hack is absolutely brutal. It doesnt do anything. It uses the depth sensing of Kinect and the tracking of Kinect. The lines between points seem quite arbitrary. Cherchez - I done get what are youre talking about. "this right here is where it all starts". unless you are talking about the rest of the Kinect Hacks out there? Regardless, there are no games on Kinect. Not yet. Kinect has the massive flaw that proper 3D movement about an enviornment is not feasible, which means core games are limited. There will be a controller of added to Kinect at some point. Innovative ideas are great and alot of the hacks are impressive. But its a whole different scenario turning these hacks into gameplay features.
I agree with you 100%. All new (or revamped) technology is always slow to start at the beginning. Nothing blast off 100% on day one. These ideas will spawn into some good games in the near future. It just takes a little time.
Didnt Mesmerize for the PS3 sort of do the same thing(other then the wire frame model), I don't really remember, because of my lighting conditions in my room to get the software and cam to work right.
i cant wait till the kinect can play games.
Watching this made me realise that they could do an awesome Rez game on Kinect
This is actually how kinect tracks your body. This really isn't anything new. The sensors are all around the room. Guess it IS technically a hack though since you actually get to see it on screen.
people were saying that kinect is not capable of tracking fingers, etc but it's obvious that it can.
Your basing this on a video in which anything below the mid torso region is out of screen? The reason finger tracking is not possible is because of the number of points Kinect uses to track with. With more dots, comes greater accuracy, and so by spreading the same amount of dots on a smaller area (full body compared to half a body), more accurate data is produced for the focus areas. It's not that Kinect isn't capable of tracking fingers, but that it can't track fingers while tracking the rest of the body.
FUCKIN GARBAGE LOW END SHIT. TRY ADDING TONS OF GRAPHICS THEN SEE HOW CHOPPY IT WOULD BE. KINECT IS FOR LOW END GAMES. I GUESS THE HACKS ARE WAY BETTER THAN ITS OWN GAMES. HEY FOLKS BUY KINECT JUST SO YOU DO THIS DUMB SHIT WITH IT. OOO AMAZING!
WTF IS THIS?PS eye has done that years ago.Kinect sucks and not a single hack can save.Maybe they should find a hack to defend Kinect from the storm PS3 and move gave it.
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