Kinect v2 Tips, Tricks and Examples

After answering so many different questions about how to use various parts and components of the “Kinect v2 with MS-SDK”-package, I think it would be easier, if I share some general tips, tricks and examples. I’m going to add more tips and tricks to this article in time. Feel free to drop by, from time…

Kinect v2 Examples with MS-SDK and Nuitrack SDK

Kinect v2 Examples with MS-SDK and Nuitrack SDK is a set of Kinect-v2 (aka ‘Kinect for Xbox One’) examples that use several major scripts, grouped in one folder. The package contains over thirty demo scenes. Apart of the Kinect-v2 and v1 sensors, the K2-package supports Intel’s RealSense D400-series, as well as Orbbec Astra & Astra-Pro sensors…

Kinect v2 – What’s New

Kinect v2 for Windows’s SDK is still in development. It is the same sensor as used by Xbox One and it is worth looking at its specifications and interesting features. Look below for the specifications and features. But despite its impressive list of features, it is worth mentioning some issues in the development and usability…

Kinect to Playmaker

The most of the Kinect-actions for Playmaker, added to “Kinect with MS-SDK“- and “KinectExtras with MsSDK“-packages are based on the code of Kinect-to-Playmaker actions, created by Jonathan O’Duffy and Andrew Jones from the HITLab-Australia.These Playmaker actions are part of their project ‘Fantasy to Reality’. With this article I’d like to give all the credits and…

KinectExtras with MsSDK

KinectExtras with MsSDK is an extension of the Kinect with MS-SDK package. It provides additional examples and demos, based on Kinect SDK that are not directly related to transferring human motion onto digital characters. The package consists of Kinect Interaction demo presenting hand cursor control as well as hand grips and releases, Speech recognition example, Face-tracking example…

Kinect with MS-SDK

Kinect with MS-SDK is a set of Kinect v1 examples that uses several major scripts, grouped in one folder. It demonstrates how to use Kinect-controlled avatars, Kinect-detected gestures or other Kinect-related stuff in your own Unity projects. This asset uses the Kinect SDK/Runtime provided by Microsoft. For more Kinect v1-related examples, utilizing Kinect Interaction, Kinect Speech…

Kinect with OpenNI 2

Kinect with OpenNI 2 is a set of two Kinect/PrimeSense examples that use several major scripts, grouped in one folder. It demonstrates how to use Kinect-controlled avatars or utilize Kinect gestures in your Unity projects, by using OpenNI2 and NiTE2. This asset supports 32- and 64-bit builds, works on Windows and (with some kicks and…