Kinect in infrared
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: