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Setup for best accuracy

    General discussion

  • Hi!

    How do you get the most precise measurements from the kinect (v2)?

    What kind of lighting, background, clothing, pose is ideal for the sensor?

    I could not find information on this anywhere, so I thought I might as well ask.

    Monday, January 12, 2015 2:11 PM

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  • Assuming you're asking in respect to body tracking.

    Sensor placement: at about chest to head height and slightly tilted down so it sees the floor seems ideal.

    Lighting: as long as the infra red component is low (so it doesn't overpower the sensor's IR lights). So in general avoid sunlight and lights that get hot to the touch.

    Clothing: loose fitting clothing make joint center prediction harder, black clothing can introduce noise due to not enough light being reflected back for proper depth sensing

    Brekel

    Monday, January 12, 2015 3:11 PM
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  • Thank you Brekel :)

    It did improve things somewhat.

    BTW: Great job on your software!

    Saturday, February 14, 2015 10:12 PM
  • Thanks :)

    Brekel

    Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:08 PM
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