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Using geometry, the Kinect reads an incorrect Warrior II yoga pose that is outlined showing angles and measurements (Photo: Kyle Rector, UW)
Color-coded image showing the order of priority for correcting a person’s alignment (Photo: Kyle Rector, UW)
The Eyes-Free Yoga software relies on the Kinect's skeletal tracking capabilities to provide auditory instruction to the visually impaired
Conventional yoga classes with an instructor up front demonstrating positions to the class aren't generally a viable option for the visually impaired, but a team of computer scientists from the University of Washington (UW) is set to open this healthy activity up to such users with the help of a Microsoft's Kinect.
Read the full article: Researchers turn Kinect into a yoga instructor for the visually impaired
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