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By Enrique Ramos Melgar,Ciriaco Castro Diez

If you have performed a few Arduino tinkering and questioned the way you may include the Kinect—or the wrong way around—then this ebook is for you. The authors of Arduino and Kinect Projects will provide help to create 10 notable, artistic tasks, from easy to advanced. you will additionally how you can comprise Processing on your undertaking design—a language similar to the Arduino language.

the 10 initiatives are rigorously designed to construct in your abilities at each step. beginning with the Arduino and Kinect similar of "Hello, World," the authors will take you thru a various diversity of tasks that showcase the large diversity of probabilities that open up whilst Kinect and Arduino are combined.

  • Gesture-based handheld remote control. regulate units and residential home equipment with hand gestures. 
  • Kinect-networked Puppet. Play with a actual puppet remotely utilizing all of your body. 
  • Mood Lamps. Build your individual set of responsive, gesture controllable LED lamps.
  • Drawing Robot. Control a drawing robotic utilizing a Kinect-based tangible table. 
  • Remote-controlled Vehicle. Use your physique gestures to control a shrewdpermanent motor vehicle.
  • Biometric Station. Use the Kinect for biometric reputation and checking physique Mass Indexes. 
  • 3D Modeling Interface. find out how to use the Arduino LilyPad to construct a wearable 3D modelling interface. 
  • 360º Scanner. construct a turntable scanner and experiment any item 360º using just one Kinect. 
  • Delta Robot. Build and regulate your own fast and exact parallel robot.  

What you’ll learn

  • Arduino and Kinect fundamentals
  • Interfacing Kinect and Arduino via Processing
  • Communicating: Serial and communication over networks 
  • Interacting with the actual international: Sensors and actuators
  • Volumetric Scanning
  • Step-by-step directions on various Arduino/Kinect tasks

Who this ebook is for

Intermediate to skilled device hackers who are looking to the best way to mix Arduino with Kinect, or who wish thought for innovation.

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