Kinect… OpenNI object (automatic mocap – joint rotations)

Dec 31, 2010 at 9:14am

Kinect… OpenNI object (automatic mocap – joint rotations)

Hi Hi Hi,

This is a plea for some intrepid soul to conjure an OpenNI object to compliment MAX’s Kinect object.

OpenNI is a library, that among other things, automatically extracts mocap skeleton data from the kinect feed. This data could be fed out as (xyz) joint rotations.

This would make the Kinect integration into MAX vastly more powerful — providing about 50 simultaneous continuous controllers and the possibility for a wealth of new music and video control interfaces.

Programming such an object is beyond my scope but oh boy oh boy would I like to tangle with the results.

Jan 1, 2011 at 2:28am

You may want to check out some of the OSC projects for OpenNI, which could be easily routed into Max. for instance.

Jan 2, 2011 at 1:38am

Thanks! That should suffice.

Jan 6, 2011 at 6:39pm

Waiting for the mac version


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