PR2 Gets Awesome Kinect Teleoperation System

Being able to control a PR2 with gestures is just the first hint of what's possible with the Kinect 3D sensor

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Evan Ackerman is IEEE Spectrum’s robotics editor.

This is just the first taste of what a hacked-up Kinect sensor is capable of… That motion capture and teleoperation system looks pretty sweet, and as Willow Garage says, they’ve basically just started messing with the capabilities of the sensor, and things are already progressing very quickly.

Kinect is $150, and the open source drivers are free. Go crazy.

[ Willow Garage ]

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