Author Archives : Jeff Burke


Kinect2 Support

Support for the Microsoft Kinect2, which will provide enhanced range and accuracy, is now in testing at UCLA! The detection code leverages GPU processing to handle the higher resolution RGBD images.


Seeking UI Developers

We are currently seeking developers to create easy-to-use front-end interfaces for OpenPTrack—fully automating the steps of designing the camera network and setting up, configuring, calibrating, operating, and debugging the system. Required Skills: Experience with C++. Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS). Nice To Have: Experience developing web interfaces. Experience with ROS tools for developing web […]


Named Data Networking Support

OpenPTrack now has alpha support for publishing data via Named Data Networking (NDN), a future internet architecture project being led by UCLA in collaboration with seven other campuses and a consortium including Cisco, Intel, Panasonic, and others. Please contact the developers for more information, or browse the “ndn” branch on Github.


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L.A. State Historic Park – Welcome Center prototype

OpenPTrack is being used by UCLA REMAP’s Interpretive Media Laboratory (IMLab) to develop prototype interpretive exhibits for the Los Angeles State Historic Park Welcome Pavilion. More information about this deployment is available here. Please watch the short video about IMLab and the Welcome Pavilion below.


WHORL, made with OpenPTrack

Whorl, an installation by Damon Seeley, Eitan Mendelowitz, and David Glicksman, is the first third-party interactive work created with OpenPTrack. It is installed as a demo at the UCLA Interpretive Media Laboratory‘s space in Downtown Los Angeles. Please watch the video below.


Stereo Camera Support

Initial support for custom stereo camera rigs has been added, with drivers for the Point Grey BlackFly ethernet-based cameras. Preliminary documentation can be found here; it is currently being wikified.