Project Spark is pretty, encourages creativity, and incorporates Kinect directly. The sandbox/game creation tool became available for Windows 8.1 users back in December, and today it's entering beta on the Xbox One as well. "Does that mean there's a...
NOTE: This is preliminary software and/or hardware and APIs are preliminary and subject to change. A month ago, I was happy to receive a brand-new Kinect for Windows version 2 Developer Preview sensor. You can read my previous blog post about the capabilities of the new device. Kinect v2 now include
NOTE: This is preliminary software and/or hardware and APIs are preliminary and subject to change. Well, I have been lucky enough since Microsoft selected me for early access to the new Kinect for Windows version 2 sensor. Today, I want to share some facts and figures regarding the new device. The h
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about Kinect for Windows helping stroke victims, Microsoft’s Data Center plant project in Wyoming looking to bring a power plant inside the datacenter, and historic company Zippo Manufacturing Co. Show More Summary
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The Xbox One is out, along with a new Kinect sensor, and this time around Microsoft didn’t waste any time making this 3D vision sensor available for Windows. [programming4fun] got his hands on the new Kinect v2 sensor and started work...Show More Summary
People at Microsoft who were critical for the Kinect project are often referred to as the “fathers of Kinect,” and Alex Kipman is believed to be one such individual. Having already worked at Microsoft for the creation of Kinect as well...Show More Summary
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