Hardware, UI

Mounting the Kinect

Yes! I’m well-prepared for an the upcoming milestone in human-computer interaction. The expert already knows what I’m talking about. It’s the Kinect SDK. Coming as OpenSource software it will enable some of us (including me ) to make gesture-driven applications. So as a matter of prudence I assembled a mount for my Kinect this morging. Rather than standing below, the camera now sits on its throne on top of the TV screen, so it has the best point of view for one or two persons standing in front of the TV screen and interacting with the computer. Though it was a bit tricky, the ‘throne’ now perfectly fits between the wall and the back of the TV: