Hacking Autism with the Kinect

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Proposal
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Excerpt

I'll show a cool hack we did with the Kinect for kids with Autism

Description

The Kinect has been the platform for a bunch of cool innovations. In this talk I will show how we worked with Lakeside Autism and prototyped a cool Kinect game for kids with Autism. I’ll also demonstrate some other cool games we are working on that helps kids identify and express facial emotions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8sctm55mOo

Tags

kinect, Autism

Speaking experience

I've done a similar demo at a ton of Hackathons/Startup Weekends and Meetups.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQCh0wjScqo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNNpuR7mBEw

Speaker

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    Justin Woo

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    Biography

    Justin Woo is a Developer Evangelist at PayPal/Braintree/Venmo. Previously he was a Program Manager at Microsoft

    He’s a Hackathon addict and has built a ton of really cool stuff including a Kinect game for Autistic Children, a remote controlled Robot and even a game involving tapeworms.

    His wife and him have two wonderful dogs – one of which refuses to admit that he is blind and the other that likes to pretend she’s a rabbit.

    He was born in Australia but grew up in Singaporean and so please don’t mind his crazy Singlish.