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Legend of Grimrock – Sword of Nex solution as Autohotkey script

Hi guys, in this post you will find a way how to solve the Sword of Nex Grimrock puzzle by externally emulating necessary keyboards by handy utility SW called AutoHotKey.

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Touchtable Multitouch Device With Rear Projection Ala Microsoft Surface

This weekend I have joined my touchtable project with rear projection screen table made by Ivan Habrun. This posts introduces a result of our joined effort - Touchtable with rear project ala Microsoft Surface multitouch device. By combining these technlogies we have created a working prototype of multitouch interface that has similar features as Microsoft Surface [...]

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How to get OpenCV (EmguCV) Image from Primesense Kinect RGB camera

Previous article shows how to  construct OpenCV Image from data comming from Kinect Depth camera using Primesense drivers. This article shows the same for Kinect RGB camera. Instead of constructing Image we will construct RGB Image . Solution The code  takes RGB map from _rgbGenerator (OpenNI.ImageGenerator) and calculates RGB image (new Image<Bgr, Byte>(width, height)). Code presented [...]

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How to get OpenCV (EmguCV) Image from Primesense Kinect depth generator

This article shows how to  construct OpenCV Image from data comming from PrimeSense Kinect drivers. Problem OpenCV and its C# wrapper are great tools in your SW toolkit that helps processing of collected data from Kinect. To start using its power, you first need to instantiate an OpenCV Image class from  Kinect Depth. Solution The [...]

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Use your desk as mouse-free multitouch interface with MS Kinect

TouchTable is is Kinect powered application I am developing as part of my PhD research. It enables one to use bare hand laying on a regular office desk to control computer instead of mouse. User can also move the cursor without any clicking. This can be used i.e. to hover over icons to display hint [...]

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Finding points in 3D space using point quad tree – java sources

Solved problem This post introduces an working algoritm that can be used for searching through a 3D space filled with 3D points. Each point is represented by its x, y, z coordinates. Search is performed using search rectangular box, specified by its left bottom back and right top front corners. As a result, all points [...]

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3DKeyboard project

About 3DKeyboard Recently, after some research and solving some problems with C++ code, I have finished initial version of 3DKeyboard. Work on it is done as part of my Phd studies at University of Pardubice. 3DKeyboard is an application utilizing Microsoft Kinect, that enables you to type text with moving one of your hands in [...]

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How to compile and run Kinect related samples

Recently, I bought Microsoft Kinect motion sensor, keen on starting developing cute applications with that. If you are in the same situation, this post is here for you to made thinks easier. Currently, I have managed to run some sample demos and compile them in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. As it turned out, thinks are [...]

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How to simulate vertical text (writing-mode:tb-rl) in Firefox

Problem displaying vertical text in Firefox If you want to make your table header thin to conserve space, one of the options is to make text vertical. This is easily done in Internet Explorer using CSS3 write-mode property:  <th style=”write-mode: tb-lr”>Text will be vertical</th> Unofortunatelly, Firefox 3 does not support this feature yet. Javascript FF [...]

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Jak nakupovat elektroniku šetrnou k přírodě

Na prvního máje jsme byli spolu s dobrovolníky Greepeace Robertem a Janou v Olomouci na Ekologických dnech Olomouc, kde jsme měli infostánek pro veřejnost. Celá akce byla pořádaná občanským sdružením pro ekologickou výchovu Sluňákov a byly to pro mne příjemně a smysluplně strávené chvíle. Jen škoda, že mi nezbyl čas na skvělý program přednášek, kde [...]

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