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KinectBot: A Gesture Controlled Robot Developed In MIT

The ability of one MIT graduate student to hack the Kinect 3D sensor led to KinectBot, a device that uses iRobot products to generate 3D images of its surroundings and obey gesture commands. According to a report posted on Singularity Hub, the device was developed by Philipp Robbel, a student at MIT’s Personal Robotics Group.