Body projection mapping

Hi, I have a question about projection mapping. Is it possible to work with Kinect for this purpose? Can anyone give my some guidance or ideas? I wonder what will I need for the project. It will be a filmed dance project.

If there’s a better way like sensors or even other software to do it, please share them with me!

Thanks everyone!

Yes I think it should be possible. I found Kinect 2 to be a lot of fun for a kid’s interactive thing I did. I never tried it but with an extra projector you could probably project some of the skeleton animations onto the dancer if they wore a white body suit. Setting up registration will be your biggest challenge but even just projecting colours on them against a black background would be cool and easy to do…

This video shows my day 1 setup:

Yes you can definitely use the Kinect for this. I would recommend you use the Kinect azure, and make use of the skeletal tracking to identify the exact location of the pelvis, arms, legs and head in space. Remember the azure can track upto 5 people at once listed as p1 thru p5. I haven’t ever tested performance with all 5 tracking for speed for this kind of application, but with a decent GPU this should be ok….player index will be super helpful as well as you can use this to create content on top of.