Blog Posts, Tutorials & Guides

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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Kinect Distance - Depth
C#CodeProjectKinect
August 11, 2016

Measuring Distances using Kinect – The Right Way

Today I'm going to share a little trick that will save you a ton of time when working with Kinect: how to properly measure the distance between the sensor and a body or object. Surprisingly, I was asked the exact…
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Kinect Coordinate Mapping
C#Kinect
June 23, 2016

Kinect Coordinate Mapping – The Easy Way

A few months ago, I had published a detailed guide about converting between Kinect's 3D and 2D coordinates. Today, I'm going to show you how to accomplish Coordinate Mapping with minimum effort and only one line of C# code! Background…
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Kinect Weight Lifting (Cover)
C#CodeProjectKinect
May 17, 2016

Detect a Weight-Lifting Bar using Kinect

Any weight-lifters reading this blog? If you are trying to combine technology with your daily weight-lifting exercise, look no further. Today, I'll show you how to recognize a weight-lifting bar and display its distance from the floor using Kinect. This…
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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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