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  • Blog Post: Kinect gets artistic

    While we’ve always thought that Kinect for Windows was a work of art, figuratively speaking, we are delighted to see the art world embracing the Kinect sensor as a creative tool. Two highly imaginative artistic uses of Kinect for Windows recently caught our attention, and we want to share them...
  • Blog Post: Kinect comes to the aid of golfers

    Virtual golfers may be eagerly anticipating the upcoming EA Sports PGA Tour for Xbox One , which is slated to include Kinect for Windows motion controls. But real golfers—the ones who actually hit the links—don’t have to wait to enjoy the golfing benefits of Kinect. They can use the...
  • Blog Post: The Kinect for Windows v2 sensor and free SDK 2.0 public preview are here

    Today, we began shipping thousands of Kinect for Windows v2 sensors to developers worldwide. And more sensors will leave the warehouse in coming weeks, as we work to fill orders as quickly as possible. Additionally, Microsoft publicly released a preview version of the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 this...
  • Blog Post: The New Generation Kinect for Windows Sensor is Coming Next Year

    By now, most of you likely have heard about the new Kinect sensor that Microsoft will deliver as part of Xbox One later this year. Today, I am pleased to announce that Microsoft will also deliver a new generation Kinect for Windows sensor next year. We’re continuing our commitment to equipping...
  • Blog Post: Inside the Newest Kinect for Windows SDK—Infrared Control

    The Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) October release was a pivotal update with a number of key improvements. One important update in this release is how control of infrared (IR) sensing capabilities has been enhanced to create a world of new possibilities for developers. IR sensing...
  • Blog Post: Inside the Kinect for Windows SDK Update with Peter Zatloukal and Bob Heddle

    Now that the updated Kinect for Windows SDK is available for download, Engineering Manager Peter Zatloukal and Group Program Manager Bob Heddle sat down to discuss what this significant update means to developers. Bob Heddle demonstrates the new infrared functionality in the Kinect for Windows SDK...
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