"Javscript API, Documents and Stuff"
It currently supports receiving high-level hand gesture events. Eventually low-level access will be provided.
Who is involved
Aaron Zinman, Doug Fritz, Greg Elliott, and Roy Shilkrot at the MIT Media Lab.
See the DepthJS demo on Vimeo.
How to compile
Grab source code from the github repo
Right now we have a separate backend that routes 0MQ events to a Tornado server, allowing WebSocket communication. That is appealing from its modular perspective, but suffers performance and complexity problems. A proper cross-browser, cross-platform browser extension based on FireBreath is being built.
More gestures should be recognized.