Processing + Kinect Real-time Skeleton Tracking

This project uses Kinect Camera and Simple OpenNI with processing.

In front of the camera is me dancing(I wish I were a better dancer),  and my movement is tracked and translated into this leggy figure on the screen, who dances, changes color, grows a cat head and smokes cigi.

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Testing local Acquia Dev Drupal sites on multiple devices

For Drupal themers out there who have to battle with IE, here is a way to set up a working environment in Acquia Dev so that I can test my local site on Windows machines. Thanks to @ivan and @murray.

I develop on a Mac, Acquia Drupal takes port 8082 by default(this may vary based on your settings), and when I set up multisite, the url of the new sites goes like http://drupal.local: 8082. When I try to access this site on a Windows machine using the default 192.168.1.10:8082 , it goes to the Acquia Drupal default installation(on the Mac this corresponds to http://localhost:8082).

To make it work, firstly you need to allow access to your Acquia Dev server, then you need to set up IP on your windows machine. Here is a step-by-step guide:

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Kinect Silhouette and Kinect dot cam using Processing

Here is such a Silhouette of me and my very reluctant cat Mia(I am in my onesie so it’s a bit hard to see):

The documentation of the SimpleOpenNI is quite disappointing: the related tutorials are mostly outdated, and the auto generated documentation is merely a list of methods names.

After poking on the internet the whole morning, here is my myth-buster with Kinect +Processing:

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