Blog Posts, Tutorials & Guides

Floor detection using Kinect and C#
C#CodeProjectKinect
September 10, 2017

Floor Detection using Kinect

Kinect is primarily used in Body and Face tracking applications. Few people know, though, that Kinect is an amazing sensor for detecting the floor, too! The native Kinect SDK provides us with all the information we need to accurately recognize…
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Mathematics - funny guy with calculator
C#CodeProjectKinect
May 28, 2017

Kinect Joint Rotation – The Definitive Guide

In one of my previous blog posts, I showed you how to measure joint angles using Kinect and C#. Today, we'll dive into a more complex topic: in this article, you are going to learn how to measure the orientation…
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Jump Detection Kinect Vitruvius (Cover)
KinectUnityVideos
February 28, 2017

Jump Detection using Kinect & Vitruvius

Today, I'm going to show you how to detect a jump using Kinect and Vitruvius. Jumping is one of the most challenging actions to detect. In this tutorial, you'll also learn how to measure the vertical distance between the person…
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Kinect Drivers - Cover
Kinect
February 2, 2017

Troubleshooting Kinect Driver Issues

Kinect Drivers were originally released in 2014. Since then, there had been no major updates. Microsoft updated the drivers in November 2016, adding UWP support. A few days ago, while working with one of our customers, I noticed something really weird:…
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Natural User Interfaces and Mixed Reality
HololensKinectLeap MotionRealsenseStructure
December 9, 2016

Presentation: Natural User Interfaces + Mixed Reality

A few days ago, I performed a University presentation about Natural User Interfaces, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. Here are the slides of my presentation. Feel free to get inspiration or use it for your own speaking engagements. 'Til the…
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Pokemon Go HoloLens - Cover
CodeProjectHololens
October 30, 2016

A Pokemon-Go Clone for HoloLens

I'm VERY excited about this article for two reasons: It features one of the most cool demos I have ever demonstrated in this blog, and it's the first guest post, authored by a person I really admire and respect. This article is…
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About Vangos

Vangos Pterneas - Kinect MVP

Hey! I’m Vangos Pterneas, Microsoft Kinect Most Valuable Professional. Most of you know me of my Kinect tutorials, videos and open-source software.

I’m running LightBuzz, a US-based software agency. During the past few years, I have been helping innovative businesses like Kinetisense grow using cutting-edge motion technology.

If you’d like to work together, just drop me a line.

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