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    I REALLY hope this isn't an April fool....


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    hmmm i dunno, i guess the cynic in me thinks that a university researcher would know how to spell disabled.

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    I think the posted date kind of gives it away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cromertech View Post
    I think the posted date kind of gives it away.
    posted Mar 31st 2011 11:40PM?
    That would make it a pre-April fools joke

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    The video was uploaded to Youtube Jan 1st...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    hmmm i dunno, i guess the cynic in me thinks that a university researcher would know how to spell disabled.
    I'm assuming English is his second language so that could just be an innocent mistake.

    My worry of using it as a security system is he shows it will pick up on photos too. So get a photo of someone allowed, hold it up to the camera and you are in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    posted Mar 31st 2011 11:40PM?
    That would make it a pre-April fools joke
    Good point.

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    This type of tracking is currently used by the armed forces for missile guidance systems and very effective it is too.

    It can actively interpret the surrounding area and determine if it is going to fall short of its intended target thus making the necessary changes in flight path and thus it is virtually 100% effective.

    I could give you the classified details of this but then I would have to kill you all.

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    You can download the source code! Kinect hack incoming?

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    I think the university of surrey and that young man are going to be very rich.

    Ben

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    Irony of it was he didn't win the main prize for the competition he entered?!!?

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    Anyone got the source code before it was taken down?

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    Oh dear check the page today, it was indeed an april fool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    Oh dear check the page today, it was indeed an april fool.
    I think he was being ironic in his comment there.

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