Wednesday, 11 January 2012

kinect connect - making music by dancing

We bought two kinect-cameras and are experimenting. The kinect camera tracks your body position in three dimensions and allows you to use your body-position as controller for all kinds of software.
We found a very nice software solution for using the kinect with ableton live by an american guy called Ryan Challinor. It's incredibly easy to use and pretty versatile. After a couple of minutes we had the first instruments ready to play by waving our hands in the air and Carsten recorded this video of myself having fun with it:

This was only the very beginning. We are now preparing a setup that allows to remix our music by dancing. Expect more videos soon....