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This page documents the major efforts within the OpenKinect project and who the coordinator is for each effort. The purpose of this is to coordinate people with similar interests and reduce or eliminate redundant efforts. If you are interested in the status of an effort or contributing of an effort, contact the designated coordinator.

Page conventions

Names should be real name with pseudonym in parenthesis. Contact information and links for a name should be placed in a linked user page. For example, JoshB's info is located at http://openkinect.org/wiki/User:JoshB. You can add your name as a participant in an effort if you are actively working on code for the effort.

Project lead

Joshua Blake (JoshB) is the OpenKinect community founder and project lead. The project lead will designate a coordinator for each effort area in the project. If you would like to coordinate a new effort not listed here, please contact Josh to discuss.

Efforts

Administration

This includes mailing list and PR efforts such as twitter and blogs.

Coordinator:

  • Joshua Blake (JoshB)

Participants:

  • Seth Sandler (cerupcat), assists with Google Group mailing list apps
  • Nink, primarily runs @openkinect on twitter

Maintainers

Maintainers have commit access to the official repositories and integrate pull requests and patches. This access is only used for integration and maintainers still follow the standard fork/pull request model for bug fixes or new feature development they work on.

Coordinator:

  • Kyle Machulis (qDot)

Participants:

  • Hector Martin (marcan)
  • Josh Blake (JoshB)

libfreenect

libfreenect is the driver and API project that includes all code that communicates directly with the hardware. The repository is located at https://github.com/OpenKinect/libfreenect/.

Coordinator:

  • Hector Martin (marcan)

Participants:

  • Arne Bernin - debian/ubuntu packaging
  • ofTheo - Theo Watson
  • stephanemagnenat - Working on ROS node which uses libfreenect, would like to push changes upstream. Our lab could help with calibration.
  • zarvox - Working on camera protocol reverse engineering & documentation
  • Kyle Machulis (qDot)

This project has several sub-efforts.

win32

Porting the libfreenect C code to work on Windows.

Coordinator:

  • Joshua Blake (JoshB)

Participants:

  • Kyle Machulis (qDot)

csharp

C# wrapper and API

Coordinator:

  • Joshua Blake (JoshB)

Participants:

java

Java wrapper and API

Coordinator:

  • Scott Byrns (scottb)

Participants:

python

Python wrapper and API

There are several people working on python. Please find each other on IRC and email and choose a coordinator. -JoshB

Coodinator:

  •  ?

Participants: