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Skeleton Tracking with Fred's Skeleton Server


  • Beta Tester

    I have Fred's skeleton server up and running and I am easily getting Syphon depth maps from it into Isadora. I can also see the OSC /joint stream but I am having trouble figuring out how to parse the stream into usable position data. I tried working off of the included sample patch but have had little luck. Can Fred or anyone else who has had success with this weigh in with some tips?



  • Hey i will dig up a patch and test it this evening. I found this fast

    https://dl.dropbox.com/u/12543203/Isadora%20Kinect%20record%3Aplay.zip
    It has a skeleton breakout inside. 
    Also as nimate started to charge I thought it would be good to upgrade this project- more efficient and support for other non kinect devices, it is happening slowly but I have a bunch of shows running at the moment, Ill update it soon. So feature requests are also welcome within my ability.
    Fred

  • Beta Tester

    Hi Fred,

    Thanks for your response. I'll check out that patch and let you know whether I have any more success.
    Best,
    Matthew

  • Beta Tester

    Hi Fred,

    The breakout works great.
    Thanks,
    Matthew

  • Beta Tester

    Fred,

    To follow up on my earlier question: It seems like there is hand tracking independent of the skeleton tracking. Is there a way to get those coordinates out of the openNI app via OSC?
    Thanks,
    Matthew


  • I never implemented it because at the time the hand tracking was pretty un reliable. It is useful but only for cases where no ID is needed. It would give you hand coordinates but not what order the hands appeared or if they belonged to the same person or if they were left or right.

    I believe the hand tracking is better and there are a lot of new functions in the newer binaries. You inspired me to take a ook at some of the new libraries yesterday and there are many new features (no pose skeleton tracking is one big one for me). The problem is I need to completely restructure my code and I cannot keep much of it (it was not so great anyway so it is not a huge loss). It will however take some time. If your project needs hand tracking fast I might be able to rig a little hack for you to use from the older library.
    Cheers
    Fred

  • Tech Staff

    Is it normal for Isadora to say 'error opening socket on specified port. Please choose a different port' every time I open this?


  • Tech Staff

    Actually ignore that I think it was coming from the Synpase plug-in. I've always had an issue with that plug-in


  • Beta Tester

    If you could add the hand tracking via OSC easily, that would be amazing. I don't need to know R vs L or IDs for this particular project.

    Thanks,
    Matthew