ART && CODE: DIY 3D Sensing and Visualization is a festival and conference concerned with the artistic, technical, tactical and cultural potentials of low-cost 3D scanning devices — especially, but not exclusively, including the revolutionary Microsoft Kinect sensor.

This highly interdisciplinary event will bring together, for the first time, tinkerers and hackers, computational artists and designers, professional game developers, and leading researchers in the fields of computer vision, robotics and human-computer interaction. Half maker’s festival, half academic symposium, ART && CODE will take place October 21-23 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and will feature:

Hands-on workshops in programming interactive software with low-cost depth cameras, such as the Kinect;
Live demonstrations and speed presentations of interactive experiences made with the Kinect;
Lecture presentations by leading international artists, designers and researchers;
Social events that mix independents, corporates, and academic researchers;
An evening of immersive audiovisual performances; and
An unconference with topics selected by you!

Kinect Hacking conference October 21-23, 2011

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