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i saw an interesting post on called skeltrack free and open source kinect
my question is can i get it up and running on my laptop with web-cam using
Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 or do you need kinect hardware :(

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The project states that it uses depth images ; a standard webcam cannot supply this information, so you would need the Kinect hardware to make it work.

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