Coolest Kinect hacks we've spotted so far

Kinect has been out for a little more than a week, but already enterprising hackers are finding unusual ways to put the sensor bar's 3D imaging capabilities to good use.

Mehmet Akten creates a 3D doodle in mid-air. By using one hand he draws a pattern, and when he switches to two hands, the image can be rotated to reveal its three-dimensional loveliness. Video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET

The Kinect is already bringing the good times to families and booze-fueled halls of residence, but we should spare a minute to thank the hard-working techie types of the world who've devoted themselves to cracking open Microsoft's motion-controlled accessory and feasting on the gadgety goodness within.

The Kinect has been out for a little more than a week, but enterprising hackers are already finding unusual ways to put the sensor bar's 3D imaging capabilities to good use.

Read more of " Coolest Kinect hacks: Our favorite motion-sensor experiments " at Crave UK.

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Luke Westaway is a senior editor at CNET and writer/ presenter of Adventures in Tech, a thrilling gadget show produced in our London office. Luke's focus is on keeping you in the loop with a mix of video, features, expert opinion and analysis.

 

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