WIndows 7

Map Keyboard Functions to Gestures Using control:mapper

Map Keyboard functions to gestures using control:mapper

Control:mapper is a utility which enables you to use your Microsoft Kinect with almost any existing Windows application. Control:mapper monitors the movement of your body for predefined actions, then converts them to your specified keyboard and mouse commands.

This video demonstrates how their new software, control:mapper, enables you to play existing Windows applications using your Microsoft Kinect and a Windows 7 or 8 PC.

Assign any combination of keys and mouse control to defined gestures, or virtual triggers located in the space around your body.

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Amulet Voice Kinect

Amulet Voice Kinect

This is a must have for all you future loving Kinect-o-phile music fans out there. Amulet Voice Kinect allows you to control your entire music catalogue by using Microsoft's Speech ZiraPro library along with a Kinect sensor.

If you're fortunate enough to be running a Windows 7 machine along with a decent sized library of music, this application will definitely be the centre piece at your next get together. It's free to download and needs just a few requirements to be met in order to get things up and running.

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Easiest Way to Install OpenNI, NITE and SensorKinect for Windows 7

UPDATE: Forget about all that, the ZigFu package installer is flawless and by far the easiest way to get your Kinect working with your computer and it takes all of two minutes. Download it HERE or from their downloads section

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Evoluce SDK for Windows 7 Released

Evoluce SDK for Windows 7 Released

The good folks at Evoluce have released their own noncommercial NUI applications for use with Windows 7. The program sports easy to use and intuitive applications dealing exhibitions, education, digital signage and healthcare. The Evoluce SDK for Kinect is only available for Windows 7 but it comes with all the necessary drivers, an NUI API, documents and other resource materials. Evoluce uses the OpenNI framework with NITE. Developers can create their own noncommercial applications using C++ and C# using Visual Studio 10.

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