Sign language recognition and translation with Kinect and Bing

Some coolness from Microsoft Research “Watch a demonstration of American and Chinese sign language translation using Kinect and bing translator.” Spotted via Wired Rob Technorati Tags: MSR,Microsoft research,Kinect,sign language,accessibility

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Kinect 1.7 for Windows Resources

Launched yesterday here are some new Kinect for Windows resources you may be interested in, if you want to develop for Kinect for Windows: Kinect for Windows SDK v1.7 –“ The Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) enables developers to create applications that support gesture and voice recognition, using Kinect sensor technology on computers…

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Update for Kinect for Windows Language Packs v11.0

Back in may I mentioned the Kinect for Windows Language Packs, well looks they have been updated to version V11.0 overnight* “Kinect for Windows language packs are add-ins for the Kinect for Windows Runtime that enable speech recognition for the way a language is spoken in different locales.” available in 12 different languages/accents Rob *Note:…

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Superb Winscape Kinect Demo

Some more lovely Kinect goodness, this time with Winscape thanks to colleague Rob who tipped me off Rob Technorati Tags: Kinect

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Kinect used in project to help the rehabilitation of stroke patients

Via Electronics Weekly from the University of Southampton as always great to see Kinect being used in these ways “Strokes are the largest single cause of severe disability in the UK and it is estimated that every year half of the hundred-thousand stroke patients experience upper limb problems. This project could make a significant difference…

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"We can turn any surface into a 3D touchscreen," with Microsoft Kinect

Some awesomeness from Ubi Interactive spotted on Wired UK   “Ubi’s system uses a Microsoft Kinect sensor to turn a regular projector into a multi-touch PC projection system, where regular PowerPoints, web pages, even games no longer require clickers or wireless mice to be navigated. By using the motion-tracking and depth-perception cameras in the Kinect,…

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Download Kinect for Windows Language Packs

I have briefly mentioned in the past Kinect for Windows, well now with the release of Kinect for Windows 1.5 there are some additional language packs that you can download that “…are add-ins for the Kinect for Windows Runtime that enable speech recognition for the way a language is spoken in different locales” Including 4…

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Kinect Star Wars app for Windows Phone

If you are a Star Wars fan and have a Windows Phone then download the Kinect Star Wars app for Windows Phone “Kinect™ Star Wars™ is the game that lets you feel the Force, without the need for a controller. This app brings the Kinect™ Star Wars™ universe into your social networking world. With full…

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download Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0

“The Kinect for Windows SDK enables developers to create applications that support gesture and voice recognition, using Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7, Windows 8 developer preview (desktop apps only), and Windows Embedded-based devices.” Download Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 read the  Release Notes and explore the features Also keep up to date…

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Windows 7 is for Gamers (video)

“From draughts to The Age of Empires, Windows 7 is the ideal gaming platform. Read on for more on social gaming, parental controls, and mind-blowing graphics” Read more about gaming for Windows 7 And don’t forget about the upcoming Kinect for Windows Rob Technorati Tags: Windows 7,Kinect

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