Blog Posts, Tutorials & Guides

Kinect Finger Tracking
C#CodeProjectKinectVideos
January 24, 2016

Finger Tracking using Kinect v2

During the past few days, I have been working on a really cool personal project: finger tracking using Kinect version 2! As always, I'm providing the source code to you. Watch the finger tracking video Download the source code https://youtu.be/YH_yiaxUm7k…
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Vitruvius Kinect by Vangos Pterneas
C#CodeProjectKinectUnityVideos
September 26, 2015

Vitruvius: Developing Kinect apps in minutes

During the past few months, I have been quite inactive. It was for a good reason, though. My team and I have been working on an ambitious project that helps Kinect developers build apps faster. I would like to introduce Vitruvius.…
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Kinect HD Face Cover
C#CodeProjectKinect
June 6, 2015

How to use Kinect HD Face

Throughout my previous article, I demonstrated how you can access the 2D positions of the eyes, nose, and mouth, using Microsoft's Kinect Face API. The Face API provides us with some basic, yet impressive, functionality: we can detect the X and Y…
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February 4, 2015

NUI Wars Part 1: Overview

Natural User Interfaces make some serious buzz these days - not without a reason. Natural User Interfaces (NUIs) literally change the way people interact with computers. They create new patterns, new means of communication, and new business opportunities. We can now…
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HTML5 WebSocket Programming
CodeProjectHTML5JavaScriptVideos
December 28, 2014

Introduction to HTML5 WebSockets

This blog post is based on my book "Getting Started with HTML5 WebSocket Programming", published a few months ago. There's a special holiday offer for you until the 6th of January. What is the HTML5 WebSocket protocol? In real life, handshaking…
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Kinect v2 Face Basics Santa Clause
C#CodeProjectKinectWindows 8
December 21, 2014

How to use Kinect v2 Face Basics

What if your computer could detect your eyes, nose, and mouth? What if an application could understand your facial expressions? What if you could build such applications with minimal effort? Until today, if you wanted to create an accurate mechanism for annotating real-time…
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Who’s Vangos?

Vangos Pterneas - Kinect MVP

Vangos Pterneas

LightBuzz Software

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

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

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

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