Hacking the Kinect (Technology in Action) and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Hacking the Kinect (Technology in Action) 1st Edition

2 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-1430238676
ISBN-10: 1430238674
Why is ISBN important?
ISBN
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for $2.00
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Try the eTextbook for free
$0.00
Buy used
$18.11
Buy new
$22.66
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback, March 29, 2012
"Please retry"
$22.66
$17.87 $18.11
More Buying Choices
24 New from $17.87 10 Used from $18.11
Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


InterDesign Brand Store Awareness Textbooks
$22.66 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Hacking the Kinect (Technology in Action) + Making Things See: 3D vision with Kinect, Processing, Arduino, and MakerBot (Make: Books) + Arduino and Kinect Projects: Design, Build, Blow Their Minds (Technology in Action)
Price for all three: $76.64

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Builder, botter, hacker and dreamer, Jeff Kramer (@Qworg) is a Research Programmer and roboticist at the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC).
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Shop the New Digital Design Bookstore
Check out the Digital Design Bookstore, a new hub for photographers, art directors, illustrators, web developers, and other creative individuals to find highly rated and highly relevant career resources. Shop books on web development and graphic design, or check out blog posts by authors and thought-leaders in the design industry. Shop now

Product Details

  • Series: Technology in Action
  • Paperback: 268 pages
  • Publisher: Apress; 1 edition (March 29, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430238674
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430238676
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,264,666 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Authors

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
50%
4 star
0%
3 star
50%
2 star
0%
1 star
0%
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
First, the book uses OpenKinect to use the Kinect Device.
The book has some nice chapters. In special the two chapters in Point Cloud Library (PCL) , Voxelization and Multiple Kinects.
It also has good tips for the installation of some of this opensource libraries.

The problem with the book, is that goes all over the place. If you want this book as a reference, then buy it. You could also use it as your first book for Kinect.

Why do I say it goes all over the place?
One example is in chapter 7, out of the blue, opengl appears. There are many examples like this. For example, in chapter 2, while talking about the hardware, it talks about using it with arduino.

This is why I think this book serves better as an addition to you kinect library more than your first kinect book.

If you are using the Kinect SDK, I do recommend Programming with the Kinect for Windows SDK.
I'm waiting to receive Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide. It may be even better, but I don't know yet. I will review this book later in march 2013.
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Raphael A. Souza on May 19, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I think it's a good reference for those who doesn't want to use the official Programming for Kinect. I think it's a good alternative.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Hacking the Kinect (Technology in Action)
This item: Hacking the Kinect (Technology in Action)
Price: $22.66
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com

Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: best hacking software