I worked for South Australia’s youth circus organisation Cirkidz on their production We The Unseen. Using the same 3D projection mapping technology I developed at UniSA and expanding from the work I did with Half Real, we built several interactive projection based special effects to compliment the performance.
So, for the last few months I’ve taken a break from the PhD to do some work for a theatre show for The Border Project, Half Real. There’s a lot of technology in the show. In particular, most of the set is projected, and we are using a Microsoft Kinect to track the actors on … Continue reading How OpenNI Nearly Spoiled The Show
UPDATE October 2015: Verified working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 15.04! I’ve spent all this morning trying to talk to the Microsoft Kinect using OpenNI. As it turns out, the process is not exceptionally difficult, it’s just there doesn’t seem to be any up to date documentation on getting it all working. So, this post should fill … Continue reading Kinect on Ubuntu with OpenNI