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Cheap(ish) Scanning at Home using a Microsoft® Kinect

It is accurate to say that everybody knows what a printer is – a device that puts information on paper. Fast-forward to the 21-century, and printers still have a place in the world. 1,262 more words

Research

Ideum combines motion tracking with a 4K touchscreen kiosk to bring in interactivity

Ideum’s multi-touch kiosk features a 4K Ultra HD 55-inch display and an integrated Microsoft-Kinect Sensor for motion tracking. The display is powered by Projected-capacitative touch technology from 3M. 38 more words

Technology

Mind stretch: motion capture

The contemporary dance video that El Guapo showed me this week had me nearly speechless. And now, trying to describe it for you, I’m having the same sort of problem–do I pile on superlatives?* Or do I just borrow a phrase like, “Well don’t that beat all?!” As it begins, you think you know what’s going on, and then you clearly don’t. 468 more words

Video

Digital data and the fine line between you and your government

What if the government decided they wanted to see what your device could see and hear? Or gain real-time access to the easily digitized information that surrounds a growing crop of connected devices? 707 more words

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