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More options for Kinect-based motion tracking

Here is an interesting article pointing to another option for Mac OS, called KinectA: http://createdigitalmotion.com/2013/09/some-easy-ways-to-get-kinect-controlling-music-visuals-on-mac-and-windows/ http://kinecta.mihoo.de/ KinectA is cross-platform, but with less options for Mac than Windows, it may be worth a look. Other cross-platform options include OSCeleton: https://github.com/Sensebloom/OSCeleton (depends … Continue reading

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Combining gestural devices for optimal dancer tracking

For the next few weeks, I will be working on a piece for dancer and piano. There is a need to combine the right forms of technology in the right way to get the desire effect. In this case, the … Continue reading

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Depth Camera Research

In this 2nd assignment of the 2013/2014 Laptop Orchestra, our team has the opportunity to conduct an assessment of the various hardware and software options available, that may combine especially well for alternative body tracking situations such as tracking a … Continue reading

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Max Troubleshooting

Here we can keep a list of troubleshooting tips for issues involving Max/MSP. Here’s one of the weirdest – if you download externals and they show as folders and not files, you can fix this by following the guide below: … Continue reading

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Resources for Kinect

Here’s the link for the Kinect for Windows to Max/MSP data sender: https://mega.co.nz/#!cgEkQJgQ!bfOvbSMcrbe3iomq4mImKRF_F-sEpzUOvNOprrqZVPE This link has the source code for the utility, but also has an executable in the Debug subfolder that anyone can use. The only other thing you … Continue reading

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