nuiCapture v.1.0.1 Released
Record and analyze Microsoft Kinect sensor data effortlessly
MIAMI, FL, Apr. 26/- Cadavid Concepts, Inc. has recently released nuiCapture – a powerful tool for recording, exporting, visualizing, and analyzing Microsoft Kinect sensor data – the company announced today. nuiCapture addresses the need of a low-cost, comprehensive tool for seamlessly capturing and processing Kinect sensor data for analysis in both industry and research.
“nuiCapture was inspired by the need of both my colleagues and I for software capable of synchronously recording from multiple Kinect sensors, and then exporting that data automatically”, said Dr. Steven Cadavid, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Computer Vision, Cadavid Concepts, Inc. Until the recent release of nuiCapture, professionals desiring to work with Kinect data were limited to either expensive software or investing in the costly development of a similar application. Furthermore, the frequent addition of new Kinect features required additional financial investments to be made in order to maintain the software up to date. nuiCapture addresses these issues by streamlining the entire acquisition and export process, and continuously updating the software to expose the latest Kinect capabilities.
The three key components in the current release of nuiCapture are data capture, export, and visualization. The capture component enables the user to synchronously record the depth, color, skeleton, and audio streams of multiple Kinect sensors simultaneously. The user can also preview and change the view angle of each Kinect sensor remotely prior and during a capture session. Through the export component, recorded capture sessions can be exported as image sequences/compressed AVI video files, Matlab (MAT) files, and XML files. The automatic export of MAT and XML files enables the seamless conversion and import of raw Kinect sensor data into third-party analysis software. AVI video files are useful for expediting the preview of a capture session, and for audio/visual synchrony analysis. Multiple capture sessions can also be queued and batch processed automatically. The visualization component is comprised of a Three-Dimensional (3-D) media player that allows the user to playback a capture session immediately after recording. The user can advance to a specific location within the session and manipulate the data in 3-D in order to view the data from different vantage points.
nuiCapture is having a significant impact on a broad range of application domains including biometrics, psychology, human-computer interaction, medicine, motion capture/video production, robotics, surveillance, computer vision, machine learning, and consumer-level video production. The development team at Cadavid Concepts Inc. is eager to learn of new applications and ways in which nuiCapture can benefit their customers. For more information, please visit http://www.nuicapture.com