By Enrique Ramos Melgar, Ciriaco Castro Díez, Przemek Jaworski
If you've performed a few Arduino tinkering and questioned the way you may well comprise the Kinect—or the wrong way around—then this booklet is for you. The authors of Arduino and Kinect initiatives will assist you to create 10 notable, artistic initiatives, from basic to complicated. You'll additionally the way to contain Processing on your undertaking design—a language similar to the Arduino language.
The ten tasks are rigorously designed to construct in your talents at each step. beginning with the Arduino and Kinect an identical of "Hello, World," the authors will take you thru a various diversity of initiatives that exhibit the large diversity of probabilities that open up whilst Kinect and Arduino are combined.
* Gesture-based handheld remote control. regulate units and residential home equipment with hand gestures.
* Kinect-networked Puppet. Play with a actual puppet remotely utilizing your entire physique.
* temper Lamps. construct your personal set of responsive, gesture controllable LED lamps.
* Drawing robotic. keep watch over a drawing robotic utilizing a Kinect-based tangible desk.
* Remote-controlled motor vehicle. Use your physique gestures to regulate a wise vehicle.
* Biometric Station. Use the Kinect for biometric attractiveness and checking physique Mass Indexes.
* 3D Modeling Interface. easy methods to use the Arduino LilyPad to construct a wearable 3D modelling interface.
* 360º Scanner. construct a turntable scanner and experiment any item 360º utilizing just one Kinect.
* Delta robotic. construct and regulate your individual quick and exact parallel robotic.
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At the time of writing, Kinect for Windows SDK includes the following: 30 • Drivers for using Kinect sensor devices on a computer running Windows 7 or Windows 8 developer preview (desktop apps only) • APIs and device interfaces, along with technical documentation • Source code samples CHAPTER 2 KINECT BASICS Unfortunately, the non-commercial license limited the applications to testing or personal use. Also, the SDK only installs on Windows 7, leaving out the Linux and Mac OSX programmer communities.
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Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds by Enrique Ramos Melgar, Ciriaco Castro Díez, Przemek Jaworski