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Hacking the Kinect by Matt Parker, Daniel Herrera C., Florian Echtler, Nicolas Burrus, Jeff Kramer

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C H A P T E R  10

Multiple Kinects

In this chapter, we will discuss in depth why you would want to use multiple Kinects, the issues with running multiple Kinects at the same time, and some of the solutions to those problems, including the following:

  • The weaknesses of the sensor and how to overcome them with multiple Kinects
  • How to stop interference from destroying your accuracy
  • How to make an autocalibrating multiple Kinect system

Why Multiple Kinects?

Given all of the amazing things you can do with a single Kinect, it may be hard to believe that you'd want to use more than one. However, there are some key limitations in the sensor that you may want to overcome or some expansions you may want to undergo to fit your application. We'll discuss ...

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