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How to Conduct a Pipe Organ Concert with a Kinect [Video]

3 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Kinect has been re-purposed for projects ranging from piloting UAV drones to steering shopping carts, so why not use one to play Melbourne Town Hall's 4-story organ like a gigantic theremin? More »
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Synapse turns your Kinect into a Dubstep theremin

Technology / Gadgets : Hack a Day (3 years ago)

[Ryan Challinor] is part of a group constructing a display for this year’s Burning Man festival that includes the Kinect, Ableton Live, and Quartz Composer. As the programming guru of the project, he was tasked with creating a metho... Read Post

Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

Technology / Gadgets : Crave (last year)

The Solara 60 will have a 196-foot wingspan. (Credit: Titan Aerospace) So-called high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) UAVs like the Global Hawk have been around for a while, but a New Mexico startup wants to launch gigantic drones t... Read Post

Here Now, A Guy Playing a 4-Story Pipe Organ With Kinect [Video]

Entertainment / Video Games : Kotaku (3 years ago)

I've seen plenty of people playing a theremin, but never someone playing an organ with Microsoft's Kinect motion-controller Yet that's just what Chris Vik does, reprogramming a Kinect to control a 4-stroy pipe organ. More » Read Post

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