Motion capture

  • Kinect control of an R/C car

    Not long ago we took a look at a remote control car steered not via a traditional controller, but using a touch-screen smartphone. It's already been upstaged, this time using an Apple iPad and an HTML5 web app that uses the tablet's motion sensors in a similar manner to that of the smartphone R/C car. As such, there's not a lot to say on the matter. Much more exciting is a Microsoft XBox Kinect hack by Gaurav Manek that allows you to steer the same car using only the motions of your hands, the motions of which are picked up using the Kinect's motion sensing and translated into movement in the...

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