[whatwg] Proposal for HTML5: Motion sensing input device (Kinect, SoftKinetic, Asus Xtion)
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 30 10:35:51 PDT 2012
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Jesús Ruiz García wrote:
> My proposal for HTML5 is to make it functional with Kinect, SoftKinetic,
> Asus Xtion, and similar devices to interact with the web.
On Mon, 25 Jun 2012, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> The ability to capture sound and video from the user's devices and
> manipulate it in the page is already being exposed by the getUserMedia
> function. Theoretically, a Kinect can provide this information.
> More advanced functionality like Kinect's depth information probably
> needs more study and experience before we start thinking about adding it
> to the language itself.
On Wed, 27 Jun 2012, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> If we were going to support anything like this, I think the best
> approach would be to have a new track type that getUserMedia can return
> in a MediaStream, containing depth buffer data.
This seems like a solid approach. I recommend that further work on this
happen in the WebRTC mailing lists where the getUserMedia() spec lives.
On Fri, 29 Jun 2012, Jesús Ruiz García wrote:
> Seeing that my proposal has not been completely rejected, could I add
> this to the Category: Proposals for the Wiki?:
Sure, but the mailing lists are what matter at the end of the day. :-)
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