The library of Kinect Hacks is growing! After a series of cool hacks using OpenKinect, now we have got a new hack for Kinect that brought out a fully functional virtual guitar on the screen using the help of C++m OpenFrameworks and openCV.
In 2007 I attempted to make a simple Air Guitar prototype using a stereo camera (watch video). Unfortunately it didn’t work very well.
Now that the much anticipated Xbox Kinect camera was out and opening up by the way, I wanted to port this demo to explore what the potential of interactive music games could be in the future & also just to experiment with the Kinect. So here is the outcome so far…
It looks like a fun hack and it also proved that Kinect is an excellent piece of hardware. I believe more hacks are under its way, we will keep you posted on Kinect Hacks.