Use A Microsoft Kinect As A MIDI Controller

Kinect MIDI Controller is an open source project designed to let you use a Microsoft Kinect as a MIDI controller.

The the project uses Microsoft Kinect SDK to track the skeletal data.

The Kinect SDK provides the logic to detect the X and Y Co-ordinates of a user’s hands. The X & Y Co-ordinates are then scaled and converted to MIDI messages. These MIDI messages are then sent to the MIDI output port. The tool contains a .NET Wrapper for the MIDI interfacing methods provided by winmm.dll Win32 API.

Details are available the project site.

2 thoughts on “Use A Microsoft Kinect As A MIDI Controller

  1. In the time it took to program this he could have taken many piano lessons and played something much more interesting.

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