|OpenNI Challenge for Natural Interaction App|
|Written by Lucy Black|
|Sunday, 18 March 2012|
A competition, opening on April 1st, is asking you to develop apps using the free OpenNI open source framework, which provides an API for writing applications that make use of natural interaction.
OpenNI is an organisation established to promote the open source use of "Natural Interaction" devices. It is headed by PrimeSense, inventors of the hardware and software that has now become the Microsoft Kinect and Asus whose Xtion Pro Sensor is a Kinect alternative and provides software that is free and easy to use.
OpenNI's newly announced competition has three categories:
To enter you need to upload its code and a video of it in action to the OpenNI Challenge website to be judged by experts and voted on by visitors to the site.
The winners in each category, determined equally by
So if you fancy networking at IBC this may seem like a great opportunity.
There's also an incentive simply for registering. Simply tweet about OpenNI challenge for a chance to win one of ten Asus Xtion Pro Sensors.
or email your comment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Last Updated ( Sunday, 18 March 2012 )|