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Back when it was widely known as Kinect Virtual Camera, the product encouraged a daring approach for Kinect users, allowing them to embed the power of the sensors into various video call services such as Skype, Live Messenger and several other similar flash chat platforms.
Open NI Virtual Camera follows the same approach, but extends the compatibility list to Open NI enabled devices.
Note: Just as we were about to publish this story the video was removed from You Tube "as a violation of You Tube's policy on nudity or sexual content." We count those who didn't get to see the video as lucky.
"I guess it was only a matter of time." That's how adult-game maker Thri XXX sums up its latest project, a sex game that uses the Xbox 360's motion-sensing camera to let users fondle virtual females.
From space agencies strapping the sensors onto satellites, to movie fans giving their televisions a unique, body-controlled remote control, the humble game controller accidentally gave people a glimpse of the future.
Sony SRS-XB40 has a built-in multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe.
As evidenced by the current crop of Kinect games, the Kinect is still a great device in search of a "killer app".
It looks like Thri XXX might be wanting to test, as is the case with so much technology before it, whether sex is the "killer app" for the Kinect.
The Creators Project uses the raw, high-definition footage of a DSLR camera and maps it against the 3D space that the Kinect can see, bringing, as the video below shows, a hologram effect from equipment which can be found in many households.
While the Kinect was primarily released for gaming, Microsoft suddenly found themselves with a surprise hit - one of the fastest-selling gadgets in history - when enthusiasts and programmers realised they could hook it up to a computer and push a new frontier in technology.
Dance Central Spotlight game download from Xbox Live and requires up to 1.4 GB.