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.
Kinect Fusion, the Microsoft Research project which uses the Kinect sensor to create 3D models of objects and environments, will be made available in the Kinect for Windows SDK, Microsoft announced today. No word yet on when exactly... Read Post
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