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Jd Humanoid Robot Controlled By Kinect

This is a video of JD being controlled by a Kinect, I still need to to fix some discrepancies.



Only head, arms and grippers are being controlled.

I have the legs ready but i need to figure out away to secure JD when he loses the equilibrium, it's very difficult to keep him safe if you make a wrong move.

fishing lines ? more ideas ?

PRO
USA
#42  
@dj, omg! Thank you. I'm working on a full mo cap to robot system. Perhaps this will be the foundation for expanding to a lot more axis! Thanks!
#44  
Thanks JD.

This is an awesome plugin. I am going to se if I can add this to max. As always you impress me with your creativity and know how.
PRO
USA
#45  
Almost 9 months later.... The baby is almost out....

The plugin supports 3 devices: Kinect Xbox, Asus Xtion, Kinect One.

The plugin allows custom angle calculations, publish the calculations to EZ-Script, and control servos.

Is very difficult to find a formula (e.g. angle calculation) that would work for all the devices, body shapes and other environment variables.

I took an extra step, and i added an expression editor to allow different formulas or adjustments.

Notes:

1) Kinect
the drivers are easy to find and it's easy to setup.

2) Asus Xtion
PrimeSense is gone is necessary special instructions to setup the latest drivers (OpenNI2/Nite2). I had a blog post with details, unfortunately the blog is down (needs a new provider and some TLC).

@Richard R if you have some time and you want to help with the tests, drop me an email (user's profile) I will provide the details to setup the Xtion.

Almost bed time ...

I'll post some screenshots to reserve some slots.
PRO
USA
#51  
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PRO
Synthiam
#52  
Holy - now THAT is a seriously customizable awesome plugin! Kudos, sir. Your Kung fu is boss!
#53  
@ptp.... Awesome, thanks.... I will message you in a day or so....

Nice work!
PRO
USA
#54  
@DJ, @RR: Thanks!

@RR:
Don't worry, I'll do a few more improvements.

I'll do a few more tests to catch the last bugs, i'll release the plugin during the weekend.
PRO
USA
#55  
Guys,

Sorry the delay, but the last weeks I've been ultra busy.

Plugin released!

The time is not enough to write all the plugin details, i think i provided the minimal to use the plugin.

@Richard let me know if it works.

@DJ:

a lot of new plugins, it's a shame i don't have enough time, thanks for sharing.
#56  
Man...this is some serious coding!

Also that Roll Pitch Yaw visualizer...Euler Angles and all this rotation matrix stuff never stopped driving me nuts hahahaha!

Outstanding work!:D
#57  
Good work ptp
Is there way to start and stop this plugin in a script?
#58  
Great, I tried it, but I was not able to write a Plugin.

The DepthSensor plugin works fine, but in some situation the plugin stops working.
I had to exit ARC and start again or delete the plugin from the Project and add it again to continue working.

I tried ist again and again and I think, when I´m very closed to the Sensor ( 50cm? ) and then I go to the right out of the sensor window it will be frozen.

Sorry for my bad english, I hope you understand what I mean.

Bye Hansi
Netherlands
#59  
Beautiful application. Great. One question, how can I lower the 180 dergees. If I try the prompt say the servo max position cannot be less then servo main position.

Thanks Peter
PRO
USA
#60  

Quote:

If I try the prompt say the servo max position cannot be less then servo main position.
Fixed
Netherlands
#61   — Edited
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Wow. You are fast. Thanks.
Tried it but now I can not choose my Xbox Kinect only Neuronmocap.
JD's plugin still recognize the Kinect.