Chris Alexander

On Engineering

Developing with Kinect

Depth Detection

18th November, 2010

I’ve been busy hacking around with Kinect, the Xbox 360 “controllerless controller” I’ve been writing a lot about recently.

Yesterday I got it up and running under Ubuntu, and after that I got a very simple “nearest object” algorithm running on it. Check out the videos below! Also - the code.

Kinect up and running:

Nearest object tracking: