Motion Control: Kinect, OS X, iPad All Play Nice Together

We've been eagerly following the stories of enterprising hackers getting Microsoft's Kinect to work outside its native Xbox environment, much to the annoyance of Team Ballmer.  Just last week, someone got a Kinect to run on a Mac via OS X and display its captured images.  Then someone else threw BoxCloud into the mix, allowing the Kinect output to be displayed as cubes with depth-based detail.


Now for the "Next Generation:" adding an iPad to the mix to allow control of "planes of interest" on the screen and adjust zoom using the iPad's accelerameter.  Watch the demo:


[Via Mac Stories]