Re: [OpenKinect] Upcoming meetups: want to present for 5 minutes? Kinect Accelerator, Volumetric journal

From: Phoenix P.
Sent on: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 8:55 PM
I'd be delighted to - 
best, 
Phoenix 

On Nov 23, 2011, at 5:23 PM, Sean Kean wrote:

> Hey Folks,
> 
> Phoenix Perry wrote a whole chapter on getting started with Kinect and Unity using the Zigfu wrapper for our Meet the Kinect book coming out next month. Perhaps she could give some pointers in the next meetup. 
> 
> Sean 
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> On Nov 22, 2011, at 3:35 PM, Greg Hallman <[address removed]> wrote:
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>> My name is Greg Hallman. I am a doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University. I met Sean and Jonathan at the second meetup.
>> 
>> My colleague, Seokmin Kang, and I have been working on the Kinect since Feb of this year. We are trying to create educational games and simulations that involve the Kinect. We have hit a programming barrier. Would like to create games/simulations in Unity but don't know how to program in Unity. We've been pinned down to just keystroke presses and mouse movement (single cursor) in Flash, with AS3 server middleware or the FAAST middleware out of San Diego. I like Unity much better because it doesn't require the "muscle man" pose. You can sync yourself by just waving...as with most commercial over-the-counter Kinect games.
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>> Lately I've learned to love the phrase "slow progress is better than no progress"
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>> If anyone has Unity/Kinect resources to share we would appreciate it.
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>> Thanks
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>> - Greg
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>> Quoting Joseph Stavitsky <[address removed]>:
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>>> Wow... Columbia U in da hizzouse =P.
>>> What's your major? Or are you postgrad?
>>> Sean - as I mentioned on meetup.com[1], I can do a relatively
>>> primitive music synth, if anybody is doing anything advanced like that
>>> I will yield the time. 
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