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[io9]Students hack an XBox Kinect to control a robotic arm

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Yesterday we showed you how Korean researchers are using motion capture suits to control robotic avatars. Today we have a project from students at University College London using an Xbox Kinect to control a feisty robotic arm in real time. This project was designed by Adaptive Architecture & Computation students Miriam Dall'Igna, Criaco Castro, and Enrique Ramos. Says Ramos of the project:
I think Kinect seems to have more application outside of gaming. video at source.


http://io9.com/#!5779931/students-hack-an-xbox-kinect-to-control-a-robotic-arm
post #2 of 11
If this was Sony they would have got sued, herp derp.
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Not really new. A few months ago, I read about some Japanese coders using some community-made drivers for Kinect to use it for motion-capture on a PC.
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post #4 of 11
lol i bet sony will try and sue them anyways
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lol i bet sony will try and sue them anyways
everyone on this side of the forum loves just bashing sony eh?
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someone just came out with something for the sony motion controller. They havent sued yet... Jeez ppl...
http://hempbeach.com/playstation-mov...ion-with-move/
    
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:p everyone on this side of the forum loves just bashing sony eh? EVERYONE HATES SONY /caps
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post #8 of 11
This is not new to me, I seen on G4TV's AEE show that a company was doing the same thing for a cyber sex cam where your actions where reflected in the "sex world" to the other people. Needless to say the rep's face was blurred out so that Microsoft would sue them.
    
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off topic
did microsoft on their xbox release hard/software on its end for other company's like dreamcast?
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everyone on this side of the forum loves just bashing sony eh?
its just to easy at this point haha
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