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Kinect for Windows
K3DA cheap distance-ed platform       Digital Worlds Institute and  Center for Media Innovation + Research            Univ...
Sound-activated, motion-sensing, 3D camera          Infrared      VGA      IR depth          projector     camera   sensor...
How it senses depthInfrared projector and camera
How it tracks motionKinect tracks 15 body points, primarily the major joints
Creating the avatar
Virtual classrooms
Virtual classrooms
Applications• Students can be “transported” to any location• Remote students with Kinectdevices can  participate in a live...
Fun with VR
Contacts• Dr. AngelosBarmpoutis, UF Digital Worlds  Institute  – angelos@digitalworlds.ufl.edu• David Carlson, UF Center f...
K3DA cheap distance-ed platform       Digital Worlds Institute and  Center for Media Innovation + Research            Univ...
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Digital Journalism Education Teach-A-Thon | K3D: A New Distance Education Tool | Journalism Interactive Conference 2013 | journalisminteractive.com/2013/

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DESCRIPTION: K3D: A New Distance Education Tool. Part of Journalism Interactive 2013 conference Teach-A-Thon. Educators were given 5 minutes to talk about curriculum ideas, tools, class assignments and more to help digital journalism educators. Journalisminteractive.com

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Digital Journalism Education Teach-A-Thon | K3D: A New Distance Education Tool | Journalism Interactive Conference 2013 | journalisminteractive.com/2013/

  1. 1. Kinect for Windows
  2. 2. K3DA cheap distance-ed platform Digital Worlds Institute and Center for Media Innovation + Research University of Florida
  3. 3. Sound-activated, motion-sensing, 3D camera Infrared VGA IR depth projector camera sensor Microphone array
  4. 4. How it senses depthInfrared projector and camera
  5. 5. How it tracks motionKinect tracks 15 body points, primarily the major joints
  6. 6. Creating the avatar
  7. 7. Virtual classrooms
  8. 8. Virtual classrooms
  9. 9. Applications• Students can be “transported” to any location• Remote students with Kinectdevices can participate in a live class• Sessions can be streamed and/orrecorded• Required bandwidth is minimal• Total cost: About $600 for camera and laptop
  10. 10. Fun with VR
  11. 11. Contacts• Dr. AngelosBarmpoutis, UF Digital Worlds Institute – angelos@digitalworlds.ufl.edu• David Carlson, UF Center for Media Innovation + Research – dave@davidcarlson.org
  12. 12. K3DA cheap distance-ed platform Digital Worlds Institute and Center for Media Innovation + Research University of Florida

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