Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive

Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive

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Have you ever wanted to dance a waltz as an animatronic chair? A surprisingly fun Microsoft research project released last week allows you to do just that - and lots of other aninmated tricks. Designed for computer graphics amateurs, KinÊtre taps into Microsoft's Kinect technology to make the magic happen....
Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive
                                       

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