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Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds
     

Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds

by Enrique Ramos Melgar, Ciriaco Castro Diez
 

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If you've done some Arduino tinkering and wondered how you could incorporate the Kinect—or the other way around—then this book is for you. The authors of Arduino and Kinect Projects will show you how to create 10 amazing, creative projects, from simple to complex. You'll also find out how to incorporate Processing in your project design—a

Overview

If you've done some Arduino tinkering and wondered how you could incorporate the Kinect—or the other way around—then this book is for you. The authors of Arduino and Kinect Projects will show you how to create 10 amazing, creative projects, from simple to complex. You'll also find out how to incorporate Processing in your project design—a language very similar to the Arduino language.

The ten projects are carefully designed to build on your skills at every step. Starting with the Arduino and Kinect equivalent of "Hello, World", the authors will take you through a diverse range of projects that showcasethe huge range of possibilities that open up when Kinect and Arduino are combined.

  • Gesture-based Remote Control
  • Kinect-networked Puppet
  • Mood Lamps
  • Drawing Robot
  • Remote-controlled Vehicles
  • Biometric Station
  • 3D Modeling Interface
  • 360º Scanner
  • Delta Robot

What you’ll learn

  • Arduino and Kinect basics
  • Interfacing Kinect and Arduino through Processing
  • Communicating: Serial and OSC
  • Interacting with the physical world: Sensors and actuators
  • Volumetric Scanning
  • Step-by-step instructions on a variety of Arduino/Kinect projects

Who this book is for

Intermediate to experienced gadget hackers who want to learn how to combine Arduino with Kinect, or who want inspiration for innovation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781430241676
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
04/17/2012
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
712,874
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.90(d)

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