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.

SDK for Kinect

Pre-orders for the upcoming Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor have kicked off at the Microsoft Store! (release date –July 15, 2014)

Develop interactive applications that recognize peoples natural movements, gestures, and voice commands. The Kinect for Windows v2 sensor gives developers more of the precision, responsiveness, and intuitive capabilities they need to develop interactive voice- and gesture-based applications for the Windows desktop and Windows Store. The v2 sensor is intended for use with the Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) 2.0. The Kinect for Windows v2 sensor does not ship with any software. It is intended for use with the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 (licensed separately) and will operate only with applications developed for Kinect for Windows v2. Developers can use the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 to build applications with C++, C#, VB.Net, Cx, or JavaScript.

What is new compared to Version 1 ?

Ben Lower explains this in his video on Channel9. He also demos some of the capabilities of this new Version.

The Xbox One will launch in India on September 23 with the price tag of Rs 39,990. The Xbox One with Kinect will be sold for Rs 45,990.

Courtesy : hawtwired and MSDN-Channel9

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