DepthJS has a plethora of possibilities for online interfaces including full screen presentations, or indeed some flash games. With no need for any pointer device to navigate around an interface, it may even evolve into a multitouch remote control plugin for our home theater PCs.
Let’s hope that the hacking community picks up the work and continues to evolve what could be an everyday part of the way we interact with web applications in the future. It’s another example of how great technology can be once it is open. Microsoft , having seen the potential interest, and homebrew projects using Kinect to break out in the past week – have since backpedelled on their original stance, denying that the platform has been ‘hacked’ in the truest sense of the word. Let us know what you think in the comments.