April 2011 Entries

OpenKinect and the Official Kinect SDK: both opensource?

During the MIX conference in April 2011 in Las Vegas, Microsoft has (accidently?) mentioned they might publish the official Kinect SDK as OpenSource.This is great news, although there already is an open source alternative: the OpenKinect movement has several samples of open source initiatives available. Read the blogpost by Joshua Blake for more details. Nevertheless, the whole thing has started me thinking about using Kinect as an alternative to more traditional means of getting user input. Of course, ......