Just came across the V Motion Project by Assembly which is a pretty cool use of the Kinect for creating music. Check out this music video with some dubstepping-hand-waving-DJing shot on the streets of Auckland,NZ. “This project combines the collective talents of musicians, dancers, programmers, designers and animators to create an amazing visual instrument. Creating… Read More


When out in the San Francisco/Silicon Valley tech scene it is not the AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) industry I hear about leading the charge in technical innovation. It is the chatter of the millions given and insane evaluations of those either in the cloud, selling user data, social, gaming, or insert buzz word here. Yet… Read More


I just got a personal demo of Leap Motion’s new hands free controller. Leap Motion (formally Ocuspec), is a San Francisco based motion-control software company that is changing how people interact with their computers by using motion sensors and 3D technology for a full-body experience. To date, the company has raised over $14.55 million from… Read More


Assassin’s Creed has to be one of the better game series I have played in a while. On March 31 was the official announcement for the first Assassin’s Creed game with full motion control! I am happy to see this as I feel that most games don’t take full advantage of the Kinect’s capabilities for… Read More

Here is a pretty cool demonstration done by Laan Labs that takes the video and depth mapping information from a Microsoft Kinect and uses that data to create a 3D model for an augmented reality mobile application seen through the iPad 2. Basically how this works is you shoot something, like yourself, in front of… Read More

Here is a rather cool hack that connects a Microsoft Kinect device to a 3D avatar by German based Bitmanagement Software. Bitmanagement Software GmbH is a developer of real-time 3D rendering, augmented reality, and 2D/3D/video multimedia software and tools for interactive online capable applications on crossplatform consumer hardware, based on the international Web 3D standards… Read More

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This is pretty cool.  The magician Moulla shows a pretty cool card trick using a hacked Kinect.  Check the video below to see it.  But the cool thing is the idea of integrating motion devices and apps as part of a physical performance.  I have a feeling we may see more and more of this. … Read More

Every other day it seems there is a Kinect hack that comes out. A post on Joystiq sharing a video from Elliot Woods was a treat to stumble upon as I am a fan of projection mapping, Kinect, and Street Fighter. Cool work Elliot. See the video here: Kinect Hadouken. [ buying viagra online | generic… Read More

2010 was a great year for the more innovative technologies that interest me and 2011 is looking to be even better. It is a few hours until midnight and before I dash out for New Year Eve, I felt a look at the 2011 tech crystal ball was in order. Here are my top three… Read More