Philipp Robbel of Personal Robots Group of MIT has installed a hacked kinect on a robot and used it to create 3D reconstruction of the environment by making the robot move around.
Also the robot uses gestures for taking directions.Its uses kinect for 3D mapping.Kinect streams the depth and color images to a remote host for SLAM and 3D map processing.

Hacked Kinect on a mobile robot does 3D mapping

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