Impressed by the latest and greatest Kinect hack? Wait till you see what they can do with a full SDK.
That's right, Microsoft is about to unleash a full blown Kinect SDK for Windows 7. Developers will be able to utilize Microsoft's own drivers and libraries, giving them access to more than the raw camera data. The SDK will allow coders with more interest in what the Kinect can allow them to do, rather than how it works, to use the RGB camera, microphone array plus all the motors that move the Kinect around.
Microsoft plans to open up its Kinect motion-sensing controller for the Xbox 360 up to developers with the release of a Software Development Kit planned for this spring. The Kinect SDK will made available for non-commercial uses (i.... Read Post
Microsoft today updated its Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) 2.0 public preview with more than 200 improvements. The new version is available from the same place: as a direct download on Microsoft.com. The release i... Read Post