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Average article rating: 4.75

Dialogs and Windows
Windows 2000 Styles
Posted: 20 Feb 2014   Updated: 21 Feb 2014   Views: 71,040   Rating: 4.48/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 4.45
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
NOTE: This is preliminary software and/or hardware and APIs are preliminary and subject to change. A month ago, I was happy to receive a brand-new Kinect for Windows version 2 Developer Preview sensor. You can read my previous blog post about the capabilities of the new device. Kinect v2 now include
Game Development
General
Posted: 6 May 2014   Updated: 8 May 2014   Views: 27,880   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.32
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Understanding Kinect Coordinate Mapping
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 27 Jan 2014   Updated: 28 Jan 2014   Views: 30,600   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
How to implement Kinect gestures

Average blogs rating: 4.90

Dialogs and Windows
Windows 2000 Styles
Posted: 21 Mar 2014   Updated: 11 Apr 2014   Views: 19,510   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 2
NOTE: This is preliminary software and/or hardware and APIs are preliminary and subject to change. Kinect is awesome for body tracking, but Kinect version 2 is more than finding the human joints positions. Today we’ll see how we can track hands and thumbs and specify the hands’ state.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014   Updated: 11 Apr 2014   Views: 28,480   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 21
Kinect for Windows Version 2: Body Tracking
Posted: 8 Jun 2012   Updated: 14 Jan 2017   Views: 7,820   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Kinect for Windows: Find user height accurately
Status Bar
General
Posted: 17 May 2016   Updated: 17 May 2016   Views: 4,880   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
How to detect a weight lifting bar using Kinect
HTML / CSS
General
Posted: 27 Dec 2014   Updated: 27 Dec 2014   Views: 12,040   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 18   Downloaded: 0
Here's an introduction to HTML5 WebSockets
HTML
Posted: 6 Sep 2011   Updated: 6 Sep 2011   Views: 18,970   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
A look at an advanced HTML5 feature: Web workers
Windows Phone 7/8
General
Posted: 13 Dec 2010   Updated: 13 Dec 2010   Views: 25,930   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
Photoshop templates for Windows Phone 7
Posted: 13 Dec 2010   Updated: 13 Dec 2010   Views: 25,240   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.36
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Windows Phone 7 launchers and choosers
Posted: 13 Dec 2010   Updated: 13 Dec 2010   Views: 29,690   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 8   Popularity: 4.52
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 0
Bing Translator service for Windows Phone 7
Posted: 20 Dec 2010   Updated: 20 Dec 2010   Views: 18,320   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
Google translator service for Windows Phone 7
Posted: 31 Dec 2010   Updated: 1 Jan 2011   Views: 26,350   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 12   Downloaded: 0
Face detection in Windows Phone 7
Posted: 6 Apr 2011   Updated: 6 Apr 2011   Views: 17,360   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 88
Creating an iPhone-styled Windows Phone emulator
Posted: 19 May 2011   Updated: 19 May 2011   Views: 20,490   Rating: 4.25/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.07
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 349
An easy-to-use, thread-safe library which works similarly to WebClient!
Libraries
General
Posted: 2 Jan 2012   Updated: 10 Dec 2013   Views: 50,531   Rating: 4.86/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 28   Downloaded: 0
Kinect and HTML5 using WebSockets and Canvas
Universal Windows Platform and Windows Runtime
General
Posted: 30 Oct 2016   Updated: 30 Oct 2016   Views: 7,790   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
I’m VERY excited about this article for two reasons: It features one of the most cool demos I have ever demonstrated in this blog, and it’s the first guest post, authored by a person I really admire and respect. This article is...The post A Pokemon-Go Clone for HoloLens appeared first on
Posted: 30 Apr 2018   Updated: 30 Apr 2018   Views: 1,800   Rating: 4.38/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.61
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
The post Body Tracking using Orbbec Astra + Nuitrack (Kinect alternative) appeared first on Vangos Pterneas..
Win32/64 SDK & OS
General
Posted: 21 Jul 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Views: 25,620   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 8   Downloaded: 0
How to create a WPF application performimg skeleton tracking.
Windows API
Windows Powershell
Posted: 9 Feb 2014   Updated: 9 Feb 2014   Views: 18,810   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
Kinect for Windows version 2: overview
Windows Presentation Foundation
Annotations
Posted: 15 Mar 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Views: 51,360   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 5   Popularity: 3.49
Licence: The Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL)      Bookmarked: 13   Downloaded: 0
Complete body tracking in Kinect.
Applications
Posted: 29 Jan 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Views: 55,470   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.39
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 0
Kinect and WPF: Getting the raw and depth image using OpenNI.
General
Posted: 12 Feb 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Views: 22,070   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
Painting with Kinect using OpenNI
Game Development
General
Posted: 21 Dec 2014   Updated: 21 Dec 2014   Views: 18,270   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
How to use Kinect v2 Face basics
Installation
General
Posted: 19 Jan 2011   Updated: 3 Dec 2013   Views: 712,240   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 3.74
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 27   Downloaded: 0
How-to: Successfully install Kinect on Windows (OpenNI and NITE).
Uncategorised Technical Blogs
General
Posted: 8 Jun 2014   Updated: 8 Jun 2014   Views: 8,750   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
Kinect cursor for hand tracking
Posted: 3 Feb 2015   Updated: 3 Feb 2015   Views: 5,240   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
Natural User Interfaces make some serious buzz these days – not without a reason. Natural User Interfaces (NUIs) literally change the way people interact with computers. They create new patterns, new means of communication, and new business opportunities.
Posted: 6 Jun 2015   Updated: 6 Jun 2015   Views: 11,160   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
How to use Kinect HD Face
Posted: 25 Sep 2015   Updated: 25 Sep 2015   Views: 6,400   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
During the past few months, I have been quite inactive. It was for a good reason, though. My team and I have been working on an ambitious project that helps Kinect developers build apps faster. I would like to introduce Vitruvius.
Posted: 24 Jan 2016   Updated: 24 Jan 2016   Views: 6,060   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
Finger Tracking using Kinect v2
Posted: 15 Mar 2016   Updated: 15 Mar 2016   Views: 4,210   Rating: 4.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
Drawing using Kinect v2
Posted: 30 Mar 2016   Updated: 30 Mar 2016   Views: 9,720   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 7   Popularity: 3.77
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 3
Hololens – The Ultimate Introduction
Posted: 4 Apr 2016   Updated: 6 Apr 2016   Views: 7,930   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 4   Downloaded: 0
Getting started with Hololens and Unity3D
Posted: 4 Apr 2016   Updated: 6 Apr 2016   Views: 8,440   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 0
How to install the Hololens SDK
Posted: 11 May 2016   Updated: 11 May 2016   Views: 4,890   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes:    Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
How to export your Unity Kinect project for Windows store
Posted: 10 Aug 2016   Updated: 10 Aug 2016   Views: 3,040   Rating: 4.78/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 2.84
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 0
‘Til the next time, keep Kinecting!The post Measuring Distances using Kinect – The Right Way appeared first on Vangos Pterneas.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014   Updated: 9 Sep 2016   Views: 19,990   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 9   Popularity: 4.77
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 6   Downloaded: 0
Background removal using Kinect 2 (green screen effect)
Posted: 28 May 2017   Updated: 28 May 2017   Views: 3,100   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 1   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 0   Downloaded: 0
Kinect Joint rotation - the definitive guide
Posted: 9 Sep 2017   Updated: 9 Sep 2017   Views: 2,670   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.51
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 1   Downloaded: 0
Floor Detection using Kinect
Reviews on Third Party Products and Tools
Community Reviews
Posted: 4 Aug 2014   Updated: 4 Aug 2014   Views: 6,010   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 2   Downloaded: 0
OK. Admit it. You have fallen into the trap. I have fallen, too. Imagine a very typical day in the office: you have to build some hardcore stuff, code complex algorithms or implement demanding business logic. There is a bunch of third-party libraries and tools you can use, paid or free.

Average tips rating: 4.68

.NET Framework
Utilities
Posted: 9 May 2012   Updated: 23 Jan 2014   Views: 41,170   Rating: 4.68/5    Votes: 21   Popularity: 6.20
Licence: The Code Project Open License (CPOL)      Bookmarked: 23   Downloaded: 0
Kinect for Windows - find user height accurately
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Vangos Pterneas
CEO LightBuzz
United States United States
Vangos Pterneas is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in the Kinect technology. He helps companies from all over the world grow their revenue by creating profitable software products. Vangos is the founder of LightBuzz Inc. and author of two technical books.


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