Microsoft Kinect air guitar hack lets you shred thin air

Axe-less strumming shows a glimpse of music gaming's future

It's the next generation of music gaming

Not only is it outselling the PlayStation Move five to one, but the Microsoft Kinect has just added air guitar to its skills.

A video shows how the Air Guitar Prototype hack, Designed by Chris O’Shea, uses the Kinect camera to superimpose a guitar over your hands, leaving you to strum without having to hold a peripheral.

We’ll be the first to admit those on the video aren’t exactly making sweet music, but still, as a concept it makes Guitar Hero look positively antiquated.

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Via Gizmodo.

Air Guitar prototype with Kinect from Chris O'Shea on Vimeo.