Getting Started - Windows

Download

  1. Download the Windows version from the downloads page.
  2. Extract the entire openTSPS folder somewhere you will remember it

Install Libusb

  1. Install libusb:
    a. Rename openTSPS/drivers/xbox nui camera/x86/libusb0_x86.dll to libusb0.dll
    b. Copy libusb0.dll to:
    C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me)
    C:\WINNT\System32 (Windows NT/2000)
    C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP, Vista, 7)
    c. If you use a 64-bit version of Windows, also copy libusb0.dll to C:\Windows\SysWOW64\
    d. Make sure overwrite any existing files (but make a backup copy of the original file).
  2. Reboot your computer

Setup: Web Camera

  1. Plug in your web camera and install any drivers (if you haven't already)
  2. Double-click openTSPS.exe
  3. Select the "Video" tab in the GUI and make sure "Web Camera" is selected under "Source type". See the documentation for more details.
  4. Click "Save" at the bottom of the GUI to make sure TSPS selects "Web Camera" automatically when it starts up

Setup: Video File

  1. Copy a video file (or files) to your openTSPS folder at openTSPS/videos
  2. Double-click openTSPS.exe
  3. Select the "Video" tab in the GUI and  select "Video File" under "Source type".
    (See the documentation for more details) 
  4. You should see the name of your file in the "video files" list. If you added more than one file, double click the name of the one you want to load
  5. If you add more files when TSPS is running, click "Reload directory" to refresh the file list
  6. Click "Save" at the bottom of the GUI to make sure TSPS selects the correct video file automatically the next time it starts up

Setup: Kinect

  1. Plug in your Kinect camera via USB
  2. Install Kinect drivers from openTSPS/drivers/
    a. Open the Start menu
    b. Right click on "Computer" and select "properties"
    c. Select "Device manager"
    d. Look for a device named “Xbox NUI Motor” under "Other devices" and right click on it
    e. Select “Update Driver Software” and then click “Browse my computer for driver software”
    f. Click "Browse" and navigate to openTSPS/drivers/xbox nui motor and click "OK"
    g. Make sure ‘include subfolders’ is checked and click "Next"
    h. If windows prompts you about installing device software, select install
    i. Once this is done, click close and go back to Device manager.
    j. Under "Other devices" 2 more devices should have shown up: ‘Xbox NUI Audio’ and ‘Xbox NUI Camera’.
    k. Repeat steps f-i with Xbox NUI Audio and Xbox NUI Camera, selecting the appropriate folder from openTSPS/drivers for each device
    l. Go back to device manager and check under ‘Human Interface Devices’. There should be  3 components there : ‘Xbox NUI Audio’, ‘Xbox NUI Camera’, ‘Xbox NUI Motor’
  3. Double-click openTSPS.exe
  4. Select the "Video" tab in the GUI and make sure "Kinect" is selected under "Source type". See the documentation for more details.
  5. After a short delay (TSPS opening the Kinect device), you should see the Kinect output
  6. Click "Save" at the bottom of the GUI to make sure TSPS selects "Kinect" automatically when it starts up

Credits

    Kinect guide based on RIT's Kinect driver guide and AlejandroMM's input on Github.
Basics Video File, Kinect, Web Camera, beginner

Published on by Brett Renfer.