Motion Capture: Kinect 1 vs. 2
Sunday February 08th 2015, 11:40 am

The Kinect 2 is supposed to have superior skeleton tracking, so I tested it against the Kinect 1 in a single-camera setup of iPi Studio.

Conclusion: a single camera is always going to have trouble when the actor doesn’t face front, so both tests show obvious glitches. However the Kinect 2 does seem to capture more subtle movements.

Kinect 1 is purple, Kinect 2 is green:

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RGBD Sequences in Maya  | Depth Camera Roundup  | KinectToPin  | Kinect and XML  | Kinect Setup Links  | Point Cloud to Mesh  |