Can Microsoft turn its new Kinect for Windows into a mainstream medical device for telehealth and physical therapy?
Microsoft famously said the Xbox One Kinect wouldn't work on a PC, but hackers have already done the trick mere days after the release of the Kinect for Windows v2.0 SDK. As shown in the video below, they managed to rewire a USB 3.0 cable to pair it...
Earlier this week Microsoft released the Kinect for Windows Public Preview which represents a new opportunity for Windows developers, as apps created with the new SDK may be published to the Window Store later this year. We’re making plans to prominently feature Kinect-enabled apps to provide customers with an exciting new Windows experience. Show More Summary
Microsoft will let developers release commercial Kinect for Windows software using the official SDK with no fees to encourage development.
As planned, Microsoft today started shipping its Kinect for Windows v2 sensor, priced at $199. At the same time, the company has also released the free SDK 2.0 public preview, which you can download now directly from Microsoft.com. Microsoft wouldn’t say how quickly it is filling pre-orders. Show More Summary
Kinect for Windows gives computers eyes, ears, and a brain. With Kinect for Windows, businesses and developers are creating applications that allow their customers to interact naturally with computers by simply gesturing and speaking. Pre-orders for the upcoming Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor have kic
Microsoft has announced that it is taking pre-orders for developers who want to get their hands on the second-generation Kinect for Windows device. The software giant plans to start shipping the new device next week. Reports…
Microsoft is releasing the new version of Kinect for Windows on July 15. Both the sensor and its corresponding software development kit will be available next week, according to a statement from the Redmond, Washington, tech giant The sensor is priced at $199 and became available for developers to preorder on June 5. Show More Summary
Kinect for Windows v2 is available for pre-order in the Microsoft Store, where users can buy it for $200 and expect it to ship on July 15.
We were told that it wouldn’t be until fall when the Kinect would be available as standalone “sold separately” accessory to the Xbox One, but it appears its Window counterpart is nearly ready for prime time. Kinect 2.0 for Windows will be on sale starting July 15th for $199. is selling it mainly as a [...]
Microsoft's revised motion-sensing peripheral will run you $200 -- half the price of a $400 Xbox One -- when it goes on sale later this month.
Microsoft previewed availability of its new Kinect for Windows version 2 back in June, but now the hardware is ready for anyone to pre-order for $199 through its website, with a ship date of July 15. The new version of the motion tracking,...Show More Summary
Microsoft’s online stores in the US and UK have seemingly confirmed that its next-generation motion sensing Kinect 2 device will be available for Windows PCs beginning next week. Although we knew it was on the way, we weren’t sure exactly when Microsoft would start offering the device to a wider developer audience. Show More Summary
Voice and motion sensing device priced at $199 in the US. The second generation Kinect sensor will be released for Windows PCs on July 15, according to a Microsoft Store product listing. Click here to read the full article
At NUI Central’s Kinect for Windows Hackathon, a projector on the ceiling creates an image of sand and shrubbery on the ground. The terrain is supposed to be Afghanistan. After walking around on the small projected space expecting nothing to happen, a boom and a white flash hit my senses. Show More Summary
Microsoft will continue to develop Nokia's three-dimensional gesture control, which can now be adapted for OS Windows Phone. This system is called 3D Touch and unite the Finnish company developments that can be seen in Microsoft's Kinect. Show More Summary
Microsoft's Kinect 2 is now available for pre-order for Windows developers, but with the company retreating from the peripheral for gaming, will it find a second home on Windows devices?