A Japanese blogger id:gongoZ [J] released “Muscle Programming Language/Framework: Tython” on May 14. This Tython, released as an open source project, with Kinect enables you to program by body movements. In short, you can program by boxing in front of Kinect. See a video demo here, id:gongoZ could code to put out “Hello, World” only… Continue reading Code Boxing With Kinect And Tython, Muscle Programming Language
Kinect Driven “Ghost in the Shell” Cyberspace
Kamakura based web/app company Kayac reproduced a cyber space in a popular anime series “Ghost in the Shell – Stand Alone Complex(S.A.C.)” at Parco Part 1 department store, Shibuya, Tokyo. By using kinect input device with big screens, visitors can experience to chase and catch out Tachikoma, an AI tank (Wikipedia) in the virtual space.… Continue reading Kinect Driven “Ghost in the Shell” Cyberspace
Kinect Dragonball – Blast Your Kamehameha!
The guy who created Kinect Ultra Seven has released his new experiment with wider-known energy wave, Kamehameha from Dragonball.
Kinect Transforms You A Hero – Ultra Seven
Japanese YouTube user hogehoge335 released his new Kinect demonstration with legendary transforming TV hero Ultra Seven [Wikipedia, En] (The second season of Ultraman series). [Update] The creator hogehoge335 made an English subtext version, Here is the original Japanese version, By hogehoge335’s move on the webcam, several Ultra Seven’s powers like throwing hair part, head beam… Continue reading Kinect Transforms You A Hero – Ultra Seven
Kinect + Head Mount Display = Virtual Reality (And Hatsune Miku, As Always)
Although Xbox360 is not so popular here in Japan, some Japanese seem to love and hack Kinect. After the first interesting one to connect Kinect with virtual 3D figure dance authoring free tool Miku Miku Dance, which was originally developed by fans of Vocaloid, human voice singing synthesizer software represented by pretty popular virtual diva… Continue reading Kinect + Head Mount Display = Virtual Reality (And Hatsune Miku, As Always)