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Kinect in infrared

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I got Kinect. It’s a lot of fun, although the accuracy of tracking could be better, and the lag is sometimes annoying (I only have the Kinect Adventures game).

I took a few pictures of the infrared pattern projected by the 3D sensor with my Sony F717 camera in the “night shot” mode.

Part of my room illuminated by Kinect. You can see the shape of the “game zone”.

Part of the wall with the IR pattern:

Frontal view of the IR emitter. The sharp interference patterns confirm (?) that this is a laser:


Written by bbzippo

11/28/2010 at 3:33 am

Posted in fun

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  1. Nice. Mind if I use one of these photos in my master’s thesis?


    01/13/2012 at 12:42 am

    • Feel free to use them, I don’t mind.


      01/13/2012 at 1:02 am

  2. Hey there. I really like those pictures too, especially the first one. I’m also writing on my thesis and I would be glad if I could use them too.


    04/14/2012 at 4:41 pm

    • Sure, feel free to use them.


      04/15/2012 at 2:44 am

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