Microsoft's Kinect is a motion sensing input device for the Xbox 360 and PCs. Combining video and depth cameras, the Kinect allows developers to create a touchless and immersive user experience through voice, movement and gesture control. In addition to an official Microsoft SDK for Windows PCs, ...

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Getting Kinect Serial on Ubuntu

I connected a new Kinect (XBOX 360) to my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. Using lsusb I tried to find the serial number of the Kinect device. But I get the following output: iManufacturer 2 Microsoft ...
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Using the Kinect for video conferencing

Two years ago I bought a Kinect for my XBox 360 in the naive hope that Microsoft would release Skype for the console. Sadly they didn't but I would still like to use the Kinect for video conferencing ...
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Is Xbox Kinect hardware compatible with OpenNI drivers and middleware?

I am currently exploring the difference between OpenKinect's libfreenect and the OpenNI SDK. The latter seems to offer more features and options. But I currently only have the Xbox Kinect hardware ...
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Kinect Motor Device Not Detected

I'm trying to install a kinect on Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately, lsusb shows that the motor device is not detected : Bus 002 Device 009: ID 045e:02c2 Microsoft Corp. Bus 002 Device 010: ID ...
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Using Kinect to measure a building

working as a student trainee I was asked to measure a production hall (and all the machines etc in it) with a laser rangefinder and a folding rule and model it in 3D CAD software (Autodesk Inventor). ...
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Can the kinect 2 be used in linux?

I know there are open source implementations available to program Kinect version 1 applications in linux, can Kinect version 2 be used in these as well. or are there any other methods to use kinect v2 ...
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Kinect for Windows v2 vs Kinect for Xbox One

I have found the official page that describes the hardware specifications for Kinect for Windows v2. But I cannot seem to find the hardware specification for Kinect for Xbox One. I just want to know ...
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Connecting Xbox One to a projector wirelessly

Is there a way to connect Xbox One to a projector without any wires? Maybe Microsoft Display Adapter or a Cromecast? Any idea is this possible? I am planning to buy a projector and would like to hook ...
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Does anyone know of a way to get WebRTC to recognize the camera in a Kinect v2 sensor?

My understanding is that WebRTC can be used to get a webcam stream but what I am trying to do is access the video stream from a Kinect device camera. Does anyone know if this is possible?
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Changing horizontal view angle for Kinect v2 sensor

Other than putting physical 'blinders' on the device, can anyone tell me if it is possible to change the horizontal field of view for the v2 sensor programmatically? I need to make it narrower.
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kinectservice.exe has stopped working -Kinect V2 and NVIDIA compatibility bug?

About an hour after booting I was getting a popup error saying that kinectservice.exe has stopped working. Running Windows 8 and have a NVIDIA GeoForce GTX 770 A search turned up this thread ...