Supported OS: Windows 7+, OS X
Sensors on one computer: Multiple possible, but each sensor requires a separate USB controller due to bandwidth restrictions.
USB port: USB 2 / USB 3
Available from: Can be found on Amazon and other online shops. Specs
Depth & color resolution: 640 x 480 @ 30 FPS or 320 x 240 @ 60 FPS
Additional color resolution: 1280 x 1024 @ 15 FPS
Depth & color field of view: 43° x 57°
Depth range: 0.7 - 6 m NI mate features
The user component is used for specifying how users are detected and how they are labeled.
Track single user: Toggles between single user and multi user mode. If in single user mode, only the user closest to the sensor is tracked.
Activation time slider: This slider can be used for specifying how many seconds the user needs to stay within the sensor’s view before the user is considered active.
Enabled activation areas makes the sensor only acti…
One of the most used features in NI mate is the skeleton tracker. This component is used for finding a human skeleton out of the live feed and computing its position and orientation.
Enable button: If the component is enabled either by enabling the checkbox in the page tree or by pressing the enable button the skeleton tracker page, NI mate will begin outputting skeleton tracker data out over OSC.
IP address & port override: If enabled and specified, these IP address and port are …
Controlling tracking is used to send out OSC or MIDI messages every frame, computing assorted relations between joints and users.
Clicking the component’s checkbox in the page tree toggles between the output modes. It’s possible to output OSC, MIDI or both. Alternatively, this can be done by clicking the enable buttons directly on the Controller Tracker page.
IP address & port override: If enabled, these IP address and port are used when outputting OSC data. Otherwise the default …
The trigger component is used for outputting single OSC or MIDI values when the user touches a specific zone in the depth feed.
The triggers can be enabled by clicking the checkbox next to the component name in the page tree on the left side of the UI. Alternatively, clicking the “Enable trigger OSC” or “Enable trigger MIDI” buttons can be used instead.
The IP address & port override can be used to output trigger OSC values to a specific IP address and port. If left disabled the main …
The microphones on these sensor devices are taking up USB bandwidth whenever the devices are connected even if the audio devices aren’t being actively used. This can cause the sensor to disconnect often especially if multiple sensors are being used simultaneously. If the microphone isn’t required we strongly suggest that it’s disabled.
Open up Recording devices (Control panel -> Sound -> Recording), right click on the sensor audio device and select disable.
Open the Device Maneger a…