Control a Robot with Kinect

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The potential of Kinect continues to expand – this time robotics hobbyists have developed a system for controlling an actual robot body using Kinect.

The results are extremely impressive to say the least:

The robot used is a hobbyist robot kit dressed to look somewhat like a Gundam mech – an actual robotic Gundam toy/model cannot be too far off.

The software used, V-Sido, resides here. Particularly impressive is the fact that the robot independently maintains its balance rather than falling over in certain postures…

More of the software:

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