Sure we’ve shown you plenty of hacks in the past but this lets you create your very own version of that nifty blue hologram Princess Leia used to cry: “Help me Obi Wan!” Yes, we know that wasn’t actually real but this is thanks to a clever combination of , an and an augmented reality SDK.

The app creators at LAAN Labs (we reviewed their Tap DJ app way back when) also turn their hand to hacking hardware and put together this Kinect iPad hack. They used the String SDK to turn 3D data grabbed by Kinect into a AR image on the iPad. You can see it in action after the jump…

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Kinect iPad hack makes Star Wars holograms real