Need Kinect Compatibility for Android? There's a Hack for That

Pulkit Chandna

Microsoft showed off its Kinect sensor working in concert with Windows Phone 7 at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. But what about other smartphone platforms? Well, since it’s Kinect, there surely must be a hack for that. As it turns out, there is indeed one.

YouTube user HirotakaSter posted a video of an Armadillo 500 FX Android tablet receiving video feed from a Kinect sensor. According to the video’s description, he pulled it off using openFrameworks. Now that there is a hack, all we need are a few apps for that.

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