Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Report this Comment
Use this form to report the selected comment to the moderators. Reporting should generally be used only if the comment breaks forum rules.

7. Re: Morning Consolidation Jan 10, 2013, 08:52 Beamer
 
gray wrote on Jan 10, 2013, 08:25:
Once calibrated, I'd expect the Kinect to be able to return to it's normal position.

This assumes two things:
1) That what it's scanning doesn't change. If one of those drawers isn't open when calibrated, but is while playing, the effect is ruined (arguably, I suppose it's peripheral vision and matter less, but still.) Seems a scan every time may be better
2) That the projector isn't built into the Kinect. This would mean it's 3 pieces of hardware, which sounds ridiculous. I'm guessing the Kinect/projector is all in 1

Which means the new Kinect needs to take much, much higher res images. It also needs to be smart. While I think processing the image after the scan can be offloaded to the Xbox, doing those effects around the TV need to be processed on the projector. Otherwise it's wasting CPU/GPU time, for something that won't be used 100% of the time or by 100% of the people. I can't see that. Better to have the Kinect be able to manipulate and generate.
 
-------------
Music for the discerning:
http://www.deathwishinc.com
http://www.hydrahead.com
http://www.painkillerrecords.com
 
Subject
  
Optional
Message
 
Login Email   Password Remember Me
If you don't already have a Blue's News user account, you can sign up here.
Forgotten your password? Click here.
 




footer

Blue's News logo