Object tracking can be as accessible as an online browser! The Kinect Intrael is a Computer Vision for the web which allows object tracking and recognition. This video by Yannis Gravezas displays the foundation of the Intrael and how it can help relay valuable object information across the web. In this video, the Kinect tracks the hands of the users and certain virtual shapes respond. But this is just a showcase of the basic foundation of the Intrael’s browser. Based from the developers, the Intrael is supposed to recognize various objects and identify them. This program looks like the Google of objects. Unknown objects can then be tracked, stored and even identified through the growing data base.
Here is a description but the developers:
“Intrael is a portable app server that processes depth data from a kinect and identifies objects using several configurable selection criteria.
It is based on an algorithm for run-based component labeling described by He, Chao, Suzuki and Itoh which provides excellent performance.
Found objects are analyzed and detailed 3D bounding boxes are measured for each of them. 24+ objects can be tracked at fluid frame rates.
The collected data are made available to network clients through polling as raw delimited text or as JSONP HTTP responses for use in browsers.
For more information about the Kinect Intrael, visit the project’s website or download the code here.
Thanks for the clarification Yannis! Thought it might not be a google of objects yet, it does impose that concept!