App: Activity Learning For Kinect

There is a lot of work being done with Kinect to recognize gestures and even sign language; this application “learns” activities such as running, walking and skipping. There is more information on this blog which I viewed using Google translate. The following youtube video is worth watching.

 


Link: “Activity Learning” Using Kinect Skeletal Data
What interests me here is how this would work with people who have physical coordination problems. You could add someone’s non-conformist gesture to a recognized gesture library and they could then control applications using it.
It also has PE applications I’m sure.
Tom Smurthwaite
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