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What Happens When You Pair HoloLens With Kinect?

ekahlerekahler
edited June 2016 in Projects

We have been researching how to extend the capiblities of the Hololens and break down the barriers of mixed reality. Here is our latest project pairing Hololens with the Kinect.

http://www.emergingexperiences.com/blog-entries/2016/6/28/hololens-kinect

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  • Very cool!

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  • BrekelBrekel ✭✭

    Very cool indeed!
    How did you match the coordinate systems of the HoloLens and Kinect?
    In a clever automatic way?

  • I think it more Hololens and XBOX Scorpio and its (Kinect module) is the key in MS Plan.

  • @Brekel said:
    Very cool indeed!
    How did you match the coordinate systems of the HoloLens and Kinect?
    In a clever automatic way?

    I'm curious too. :)

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  • BrekelBrekel ✭✭

    Thanks for explaining, and cool project!

  • If Microsoft has already provided developers with the access to the raw depth data, it was unnecessary to pair HoloLens with Kinect.

    I like to hear from Microsoft an official declaration of the plan to provide developers with the access to the raw depth data.

    Joon

  • @CurvSurf, it is true that exposing the raw depth data would extend the capabilities of HoloLens. However, a external Kinect provides an addition viewpoint of the room. This gives us information in areas that are not directly visible in a HoloLens users frontal view.

  • That's pretty amazing. If you could also pair that up with one of those tesla suits. You could do even more amazing things. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/247607504/teslasuit-feel-what-you-play?ref=discovery

  • @ekahler, I agree with you.

    But, there is a large difference in works with/without raw depth data.

    HoloLens shows a solid motion tracking supported by Kalman filtering and multiple cameras. It would be perfect, if raw depth data are available.

    With raw depth data from Google Tango:

    Without raw depth data by HoloLens:

  • Hi,

    Would it be possible to export a WorldAnchor from the HoloLens to the server and then import it with the Kinect?

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