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XYZ tracking hand motion


Jan 27 2011 | 10:53 pm

Hey folks,

we want to track a beat boxers hand motion to interact with the musical content. does yous have any recommendations for the best way to xyz track hand motion? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBPP9znFsxQ

cheers

j

Jan 28 2011 | 12:16 am

Step one will likely be convincing your beat boxer to where a bright pink glove. From there it’s pretty straightforward.

Jan 28 2011 | 2:38 am

Andy,

Why pink? Wouldn’t any chromakey color work? White under UV would stand out. There’s also the Theremin angle as well, although I’m not sure it is more than two dimensional in sensitivity. Got any links to previous attempts?

kos


t
Jan 29 2011 | 5:44 pm

one cheap option is to use wii remote, and there are externals for max:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0awjPUkBXOU

Jan 29 2011 | 8:40 pm

+1 for J Chung Lee wiimote stuff. Legend

Brendan

Jan 31 2011 | 7:38 pm

I was half-joking about the pink glove. But in seriousness, if you can use a distinctively colored marker on his hand, you can use a combination of jit.chromakey @mode 1 and either jit.findbounds or the cv.jit objects to keep tabs on it.

Jan 31 2011 | 11:09 pm

A modified Gametrak controller is a cheap XYZ sensor.

http://x37v.com/x37v/writing/mad-catz-gametrak-mod-for-maxmsp/

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