Windows Developers Start Receiving Microsoft’s New Kinect Gesture Sensor

In an effort to give developers the time they need to get their apps ready for release next year, Microsoft today started shipping out the new second generation Kinect gesture and voice recognition system to Windows developers who have paid the $399 (US) registration fee and completed the process to register for the Windows Version 2 Developer Preview Program. Part of the registration includes the actual kit which includes the pre-release Kinect for Windows version 2 sensor, access to the new version of Kinect for Windows SDK, in addition those developers will also receive the final version of the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor when they are released next summer. The new Kinect now has the ability to capture 2D video allowing the devise to place those objects filmed directly into 3D space within the app. Read the full details here.



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • New IT trends to support worker mobility — such as VDI and BYOD — are quickly gaining interest and adoption. But just as with any new trend, there are concerns and pitfalls to avoid.  Download this paper to learn the most important considerations to keep in mind for your VDI project.

  • Live Event Date: November 18, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. EST As you embrace the hybrid world of on-premise and cloud applications, often accessed via mobile devices, you now have to be concerned that cybercriminals have yet another vehicle to attack your business. In fact, the average cost of cybercrime has increased over 10% in the last year, and this applies to businesses of all sizes. Attend this webinar to hear David Monahan, Security Research Director at EMA, and Dana Epp, recognized security luminary from …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

Latest Developer Headlines

RSS Feeds