The new ‘Kinect 2 Scratch’, a toolkit for developing Natural User Interface games in Scratch 2.0 using the new Kinect v2.

Presenter(s): Stephen Howell and Scott Blackwell (IE)

Summary: We present the new Kinect 2 Scratch which connects Scratch 1.4/2.0 & Kinect v1/v2 (for Xbox One). The original software was released in January 2011, and has been downloaded thousands of times and used worldwide. This free software allows anyone code for the body tracking Kinect sensor using Scratch. We will focus on the updated features, supporting educational material and the 2015 schools pilot

Type of participation: Talk