Augmented Reality 3D Video Using Kinect-iPad Hack [Video]

The folks over at LAAN Labs hacked Xbox 360 Kinect to hook up to an iPad.In their example, a Kinect is used to capture 3D data of its surroundings which is then being wirelessly fed to an iPad 2 and enhanced in gorgeous augmented reality on the tablet, courtesy of the String Augmented Reality SDK […]

The folks over at LAAN Labs hacked Xbox 360 Kinect to hook up to an iPad.

In their example, a Kinect is used to capture 3D data of its surroundings which is then being wirelessly fed to an iPad 2 and enhanced in gorgeous augmented reality on the tablet, courtesy of the String Augmented Reality SDK for iOS. The data was fed into a into a Princess Leia-esque augmented reality image playable on the Apple tablet.

The video makes one wonder whether Apple is working on a Kinect-like device for the living room entertainment.