Thursday, January 12, 2012

Kinect Puppet Parade

Theo Watson and Emily Gobeille have taken their Kinect Shadow Puppet concept to the next level. Puppet Parade is an interactive Kinect installation that uses two Kinects to track the arm movements of children, enabling them to not only control on screen digital puppets, but also step in to a virtual environment and interact with them directly.

Have a look at a non-edited version of the video above so that you can hear the live sound and see how the hand movements are tracked and translated in to creature movements:


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