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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Kinect Unity Windows Store
CodeProjectKinectUnity
May 11, 2016

Export your Unity Kinect project for Windows Store

Kinect officially supports Windows Store! So, if you decide to bring your Kinect apps & games to the Windows Store and reach more customers, be my guest. Uploading traditional Windows Store apps, made with Visual Studio and XAML, is quite…
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Kinect Basketball Spinner - Cover
C#CodeProjectKinectUnity
April 6, 2016

Augmented Reality Basketball Spinner with Kinect

Back in 2014, I had the opportunity to work with an amazing agency from Madrid regarding the Mundobasket Contest, held in Spain. My job was to develop a first-class Augmented Reality experience for Globalzepp and Liga Endesa, the official Mundobasket sponsor. The application…
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Kinect Drawing
C#CodeProjectKinect
March 15, 2016

Drawing using Kinect v2

A few days ago, I received an interesting comment from one of the fans of this blog. The fellow-developer was asking me about a good way to draw on top of a virtual canvas using his hands. So, today, I'll show you…
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Vitruvius Kinect Models Bodies
C#KinectUnity
February 18, 2016

Avateering Using Kinect v2

OK, you have requested this tutorial over a hundred times. You have been asking for this via email, social media, and private messages. So, today, I'll show you how to animate a 3D body model using Kinect. To make things…
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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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NUI Wars banner
CodeProjectKinectLeap MotionRealsenseStructure
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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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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