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  • Blog Post: Experience ancient cultures—with help from Kinect

    To movie lovers, the image of the late John Belushi cavorting around the Delta Tau Chi fraternity house in a toga is comedy gold. But while the period costuming was played for laughs in Animal House , the recreation of virtual Roman attire is serious business to researchers Erkan Bostanci, Nadia Kanwal...
  • Blog Post: Swap your face…really

    Ever wish you looked like someone else? Maybe Brad Pitt or Jennifer Lawrence? Well, just get Brad or Jennifer in the same room with you, turn on the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor, and presto: you can swap your mug for theirs (and vice versa, of course). Don’t believe it? Then take a look at this...
  • Blog Post: Mirror, mirror, on the screen…who’s the fairest on the scene?

    One of the highlights of the recent Consumer Electronics Show was the three-dimensional augmented reality Beauty Mirror shown by ModiFace, a leader in virtual makeover technology. With help from a Kinect for Windows sensor and a PC, the Beauty Mirror enables customers to view the simulated effects of...
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