Playing World of Warcraft using Kinect

USC Institute for Creative Technologies has created a free Kinect based keyboard emulator that allows users to play video games, such as World of Warcraft without a keyboard or hand held controller.  This is really more of a demonstration of capabilities and most likely not something that hardcore “WOW” gamers are going to embrace anytime soon.

 

World of Warcraft with Microsoft Kinect

The video demonstrates the software  and then provides an overview of the technology involved.    The software named FAAST (Flexible Action and Articulated Toolkit) can be downloaded from the USC website:  http://people.ict.usc.edu/~suma/faast/

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