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Posted on 01/28/2013
Virtual controllers are always cool. They let you do stuff without having to worry about the hassle of of physical-based interfaces. And they’re always interesting to work with.
Today’s featured hack is another great example of Kinect-powered virtual controllers. This oen though is geared for use with Google TV. Here’s a description of the hack from the developer.
“I’ve written a program that allows you to use a Kinect sensor to control the pointer on a Google TV device. The Kinect sensor is used like the touch control of a Google TV remote control.
“The program is based on the simple OpenNI wrapper for Processing. The program also uses the Anymote-for-Java library”
For those interested in learning more about the hack, the code is open-source and can be accessed via the handy-dandy link below.