2 May 2011 - 16:18£5 App #24 write-up
First up was Jayanth (@jaykannan) from Sussex University with DorkSynth – a Kinect powered theramin-like synth tool. The video (sorry for the 90 degree twist!) shows it in action:
Jay also has a video for his second Kinect project (for Microsoft) – a Kinect-powered quiz tool:
Next up was Erik Erskine who spoke about the Brighton Marathon iPhone app. They were commissioned to write the app to help well-wishers keep up to date with news (powered by RFID tags) on the progress of the runners:
Thanks as always to Jon at The Skiff for hosting us (go sign-up if you need a lovely co-working space).
Ian applies Data Science as an AI/Data Scientist for companies in Mor Consulting, founded the image and text annotation API Annotate.io, co-authored SocialTies, programs Python, authored The Screencasting Handbook, lives in London and is a consumer of fine coffees.
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