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Kinect 101: The Amazingly Simple Guide for How to Access Kinect on Your PC for 3D Modeling and Motion Capture

Kinect 101: The Amazingly Simple Guide for How to Access Kinect on Your PC for 3D Modeling and Motion Capture

Tweet This simple guide is written for a non-programmer, but one who wants to access the power of the Kinect. I want to show you how easy it is to access the Kinect for your own DIY project ideas. Think of this post as a primer and then let your creative imagination run free! Ready, set, go! Set Up the Kinect (Follow these instructions) Use rgbd-viewer to access the raw data from the Kinect and...

Spy Training 101: Wisdom From Michael Westen in Burn Notice Seasons 1-3

Spy Training 101: Wisdom From Michael Westen in Burn Notice Seasons 1-3

Tweet Burn Notice has stolen Macgyver’s shoes and is walking more than a mile in them.  Michael Westen uses Macgyver’s clever hacks and concern for others, but also uses psychology and experience to outwit, outmaneuver, and out invent his adversaries.  Continuing in the footsteps of the Macgyver Marathon I’ve summarized what the modernized version, Michael Westen, has been up...

A Tribute to MacGyver’s Ingenuity

A Tribute to MacGyver’s Ingenuity

Tweet I’ve been fascinated by MacGyver’s shows recently.  I’ve summarized most of MacGyvers’ improvisational antics and some life lessons that might be generally applicable below.  If you’re thinking about becoming the next MacGyver, don’t forget to bring your essentials: a Victorinox Swiss Army Classic Pocket Knife, duct tape, matches and a sharp mind! Discl...

Starting an ornithopter community

Starting an ornithopter community

Tweet This website has been great as an information accumulator, but it does not provide as much interaction as I’d like the ornithopter research community (i.e. YOU!) to be able to have.  In addition, trying to make it a community tool limits how much I can use it personally.  As a result I set up a social network for ornithopters research at Ning. How Ornithopters.ning.com Can Help You ...

How to Use this Website

How to Use this Website

Tweet This website was built to be a tool to facilitate research and collaboration and to more effectively leverage Web 2.0 tools for the ornithopter community (ie YOU and I).  Here’s the bottom line on how to use it: Keep Up to Date on Technical Papers for Flapping Wings If you want to find my version of the newest papers online about flapping wings (hand sorted for relevance), see my Goo...

Online Ornithopter Applications!

Online Ornithopter Applications!

Tweet This is the beginning of the applications age on the internet. Therefore I will be using various reputable online tools (which you hopefully are already using) to allow you access to the information in a focused manner. Eventually hopefully this will be an excellent technical resource and easy way for you to access all the information you need as well as helping guide you to the tools that...