Work With Skeleton Data. Kinect for Windows Video Courses Jan 2013. Introduction to Kinect Skeleton Data. Skeleton data is calculated based on depth information captured. Skeleton data consists of 20 joints’ positions of human body.
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Skeleton data consists of 20 joints’ positions of human body.
Kinect can recognize up to 6 players and give full skeleton data for 2 of them.
A tracked player can have a tracking state of either “tracked” or “position only”.
A “tracked” skeleton gives detailed position information of 20 joints.
A “position only” skeleton gives only the position of the player, no detailed information for each joints.
Colors “tracked” or “position only”.Tracked Joints
Default mode – tracks all 20 joints. Optimized for standing and fully viewed player.
Seated mode – tracks less joints (heads, shoulders, arms, wrists and hands). Optimized for seated player and whose lower body is not fully visible.
Allows application to choose the skeleton to track among the 6 recognized players.
ColorsActive User Tracking
Skeleton data is also organized in stream of frames. 6 recognized players.
Each skeleton frame is based on calculation on depth frame.
Each skeleton frame contains up to 6 structures of skeleton data
ColorsSkeleton Data Stream