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Concealing sensor with one way glass or reflective material RRS feed

  • Question

  • Howdy all

    Does anyone know if there is a way of concealing a Kinect sensor with some sort of light reflecting material that doesn't effect the performance of the sensor and that also reflects any light projected on it. We're trying to project back onto a wall that the sensor is located on but we want the sensor to be as invisible as possible. Any help appreciated.

    Hopefully this is not off topic.

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 5:49 AM

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  • as I asked here I have got a similar problem/question. give us some answers please ;)
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 7:22 AM
  • Just a thought: Have you tried placing it behind a filter which only allows infrared light to pass trough?

    I don't know how expansive such material is, but I know it exists and the depth sensor uses IR to measure the depth.

    Edit: Just found this: http://www.pixiq.com/article/create-your-own-ir-filter

    Place that in front of the Kinect and cover the rest of it with some black material could maybe do the trick?

    • Edited by Kibsgaard Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:10 PM
    • Proposed as answer by Kibsgaard Wednesday, April 25, 2012 1:12 PM
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:05 PM
  • Kibsgaard I agree have you tryed kibsgaards idea op? But heres what I found on google and yes its expensive:

    http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070420143749AAYQNxU

    This is best thing i could find on google because the rest are educational lessons.


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    • Proposed as answer by The Thinker Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:12 PM
    • Edited by The Thinker Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:13 PM
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 12:12 PM