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Is it possible to use the Kinect in Near Mode with the library included in the Image Acquisition toolbox?

Asked by Eduardo Velloso on 17 Jul 2013
Latest activity Commented on by mansour on 29 Oct 2013

The native support for Kinect offered by the Image Acquisition TB is great, but I would like to use it in near mode. Is there any way of doing this?

If so, how?


Eduardo Velloso

1 Answer

Answer by Anchit Dhar on 17 Jul 2013
Edited by Anchit Dhar on 17 Jul 2013
Accepted answer

It is possible to use the Kinect in Near mode with IMAQ toolbox. The Near mode can be set using the DepthMode property, which resides on the Source object. The following code snippet demonstrates this:

    % Create the object for the depth sensor
    vid = videoinput('kinect',2);
    src = vid.Source;


Alexandre Bizeau on 19 Sep 2013

It's an auto calibration ? If we set Near on DepthMode with :,

Can we achieve nearest view like under 30 cm ?



Anchit Dhar on 20 Sep 2013

The Kinect adaptor supports only Kinect for Windows devices. We do not support the Nyko Zoom device yet.


Alexandre Bizeau on 26 Sep 2013

The Nyko zoom isn't a device, it more a lens you just add on your device to get distortions of the scene to get nearest and larger view space. I'll have a try on it and see if my result are better.


Anchit Dhar

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