Face Tracking – Kinect 4 Windows v2

Since working on the virtual rail project I haven’t had much chance to carry out much in the way of Kinect programming. That all changes now since I ordered a Kinect 4 Windows v2 as I have been hacking away…

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Semantic Zoom (Universal Apps)

Hub App This will be a bit of a deep dive into the Semantic Zoom control and it’s usage in a windows c# / xaml universal app project. Starting with something which I’m sure everyone is familiar with, that is,…

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Azure websocket server with node.js and socket.io

Peter Daukintis If you haven’t previously done this download your Azure publish settings file from here https://windows.azure.com/download/publishprofile.aspx This will contain your management certificate and details for each of your Azure subscriptions.   If you have multiple Azure subscriptions ensure that…

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wp8 streamsocket

Building on previous StreamSocket-related posts http://babaandthepigman.wordpress.com/2012/04/07/streamsocket-example-c-metro/ and http://babaandthepigman.wordpress.com/2012/10/12/metro-app-and-kinect-voice-control/ which use socket code for Windows Store apps and for Windows 8 desktop I decided to try the code on Windows Phone 8. I have recently bought a Lumia 920 so am…

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metro app and kinect voice control

Peter Daukintis Recently I had a need to reacquaint myself with the latest Kinect SDK. v1.6 has just been released and is downloadable from here Kinect SDK. So I downloaded it and started playing around with some code and it…

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metro background audio c# (release preview)

Peter Daukintis I have just updated the sample I created for this previous post metro background audio c# (consumer preview). I have re-jigged the code to work with Win 8 Release Preview and have spruced the ui up a little…

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Streamsocket example c# metro

Peter Daukintis This is a very basic example of socket communication in a c# metro-style application using StreamSocket and StreamSocketListener. It mirrors the Simple StreamSocket example in msdn here http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/StreamSocket-Sample-8c573931 which is coded in c++ and javascript but no c#.…

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wp7–JSON parsing

Peter Daukintis I’m writing this mainly as a central place to store this code as I need to use it frequently – hopefully it will help others also. Supposing I have a web service that I want to call that…

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