08 January 2012. NS -- The team developed a system called Bootstrapper which works out who's standing where using a downward-facing Kinect camera to recognise their shoes. By measuring how a shoe distorts the infrared grid projected by Kinect's depth camera, Bootstrapper acquires unique, high-resolution 3D images of each person's footwear. Early tests show the system has an accuracy of 96 per cent.I don't think the system will be a big commercial success, but the solution looks very clever.
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