How To Hack Kinect

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You've seen the kind of cool stuff people can get up to when they hack their Kinect. Now you can too, with this simple rather complex guide.

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Adafruit, the team behind the recent "bounty" on hacking Microsoft's new motion-sensing peripheral, have posted an in-depth and incredibly technical guide on how to get the camera doing your bidding rather than Microsoft's.

Be warned when we say it's technical: this is not the kind of thing your average person, comfortable with a console dashboard and Firefox, could pull off. But if you fancy yourself as a bit of a whizz with computer code, have at it! And if you get some cool stuff working, be sure to let us know.

DIY Kinect Hacking [adafruit]

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I just Laugh at the Negative Kinect comments .. From 99% who don't own one nor will .. I can tell you that i never had so much fun drunk off my ass playing Dance central for 4 hours last Friday night .. The thing is just great at what it does .. Its up to Game makers to use the tech ... and with over 1 Million sold they will be ... How many amazing launch games come out when a new system/Accessory come out ? I wont change you mind , so i will just laugh to myself jumping around like a fool