Today is an exciting day for gamers and tech enthusiasts: Xbox One has officially launched and is publically available! Today is also an exciting day for developers who are a part of the Kinect for Windows v2 developer preview. Starting today, these developers will get their hands on a preview of the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and SDK. Show More Summary
Today Microsoft announced that it is shipping developer preview kits of its new Kinect for Windows sensor and software. That means the company is getting the new Kinect (a pre-release version) and the code to run it into the hands of developers on the same day that the Xbox One launched. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced it has started delivering Kinect for Windows v2 Developer Preview kits to the “thousands” of developers who signed up for the $399 program. The Developer Preview includes... Keep reading ?
Microsoft explains some of the coolest new features headed to Xbox One and Kinect for Windows.
Ever since releasing the Kinect for Windows SDK, Microsoft has been updating it regularly with feature after feature. Today the company wants to get retailers excited about attracting customers by... Keep reading ?
Microsoft continues to support the SDK for developing applications that allow users to connect the Kinect with a regular PC computer, and now Microsoft has revealed a way to use Kinect for gesture-based navigation with Windows. Microsoft’s research department at … Continue reading ?
Microsoft's SDK update for the Kinect offers a lot of new features, including more accurate 3D scanning
Kinect for Windows developers can now get a little more creative: Microsoft has released version 1.8 of the camera's SDK, which lets app creators produce a green screen effect by removing the background. The update also brings a newShow More Summary
The latest version of Microsoft's Kinect for Windows SDK adds more HTML5, Kinect Fusion and support for other programming interfaces.
Microsoft today announced the release of Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) version 1.8, the fourth update since the company first launched the SDK commercially 1.5 years ago. You... Keep reading ?
Kinect for Windows brings the magic of Kinect technology to your PC. Over the last year and a half, the Kinect for Windows team has been hard at work understanding how developers on the PC platform want to use Kinect technology. My first...Show More Summary
Leap Motion, Kinect or MYO could satisfy your yearning for motion control, but an itch for eye-tracking tech might be harder to scratch. There aren't a lot of them on the market yet, which Eye Tribe hopes to change now that it's opened pre-orders for the developer edition of its Windows peripheral. Show More Summary
Out of the blue, Microsoft announced today it has bought Nokia’s core phone business for $7.17 billion. The announcement got everyone wondering what it means for future Nokia devices. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that they’ll continue to license Windows Phone to other OEMs, and that they’ll probably have shorter names for future devices. Show More Summary
Microsoft has released software for the Kinect system that allows developers to create interactive “display anywhere” touch screens. This allows a projector or other device to display the computer or game machine’s output onto a...
Beta launch windows also announced for upcoming Xbox and Windows 8 game. Microsoft has announced Kinect capture features for upcoming world-building game Project Spark. Click here to read the full article
Ubi Interactive, not to be confused with gaming publisher and developer Ubisoft, has released software called Ubi that's capable of turning any projected surface into a touchscreen with help from Microsoft's Kinect for Windows, CNETShow More Summary
Ubi Interactive, one of 11 companies chosen to be part of Microsoft Kinect's first accelerator group, is now taking orders for a piece of software that works with the 3–D Kinect sensor, a Windows 8 computer, and a regular overhead projector to turn any surface into a touchscreen. Show More Summary
Screengrab from Ubi's video about its touch screen for any surface software that uses a Microsoft Kinect for Windows sensor. (Credit: Screengrab by Dara Kerr/CNET) Turning a wall into a touch screen computer has many uses -- it could help teachers instruct classes or be used by shops to display product information. Show More Summary
Rare's Kinect sensor showpiece, Kinect Sports Rivals, will miss the Xbox One's launch window, Microsoft confirmed today. Kinect Sports Rivals was originally slated for release in November, offering up a collection of minigames that require the Xbox One's bundled Kinect peripheral. Show More Summary
Leap Motion launched its groundbreaking motion detection module on Monday, allowing anyone to connect a little box to their Mac or Windows computer that can detect gestures more precisely than Microsoft Kinect can, for a mere $80. Eventually,...Show More Summary