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Synapse for kinect

April 2, 2012 | 6:54 am

Anybody use it successfully? Could you post a sample patch?

Many thanks in advance

Joe


April 2, 2012 | 8:08 am

Hi Joe,

Here is a simple example tracking the head and hands. I don’t know if it will help, but here you go:

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April 2, 2012 | 9:58 am

I had some fun with it when I first got my Kinect, not had much time with other projects to keep exploring it though:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j63GY-nqS0A

Communication is pretty simple (using OSC) although you have to ‘ask’ Synapse for the data that you want at regular intervals. (Details here: http://synapsekinect.tumblr.com/post/6307752257/maxmsp-jitter)


April 2, 2012 | 12:30 pm

Didn’t see the part about paging synapse for coord data. D’oh.


April 2, 2012 | 3:11 pm

If it helps- I made this help patch for my students, which should be comprehensive.

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MJ
April 2, 2012 | 5:06 pm

this is done with synapse in max5


April 4, 2012 | 3:56 pm

I keep getting max or synapse to crash when I use the patch posted by MarkDavid.. anyone else get this?


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