XBox Kinect for your PC or a Robot!

Time out for a message for your inner geek. Most of you have heard about XBox’s new amazing Kinect controller, if not, here is one of their commercials:

What could be cooler than that you say? How about Kinect for the PC? Or using Kinect in your latest robotics project? Adafruit Industries offered a cash reward for anyone who could hack the Kinect, and what do you know they did it already.

Here is an example of Kinect connected to a PC:



Also, anyone into robotics will be very interested in the options that will eventually become available with using Kinect with an arduino or other microcontroller platform.

~ by D. Dieterle on November 13, 2010.

One Response to “XBox Kinect for your PC or a Robot!”

  1. […] be one of the fastest turn arounds of technology that I have ever seen. Just two weeks after the Xbox Kinect was hacked, Philipp Robbel, of MIT’s Personal Robotics Group, created one of the first functional […]

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