Kinect for Windows SDK beta… anyone plannning to try it on Windows Embedded Standard 7?

Kinect for Windows SDK beta… anyone plannning to try it on Windows Embedded Standard 7?

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I am wondering if anyone out there is planning to play around with Kinect for Windows SDK on a Windows Embedded Standard 7 image? If yes, can you share what the usage scenario you think could be?

For those who have not seen the announcement, the SDK will be available here:

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/kinectsdk/

EDIT: The beta of the SDK can now be downloaded from here.

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  • The Kinect SDK beta isn't yet available (at least to those outside of Microsoft). The landing page is still a "coming soon" page...

  • @Greg

    You are correct. I guess I am a so enthusiast about it, that I dreamt it was already there :). The question is still valid though. Anyone thinking of specific scenarios for embedded devices?

    -Olivier

  • Yes very much so. WES7 will be our primary platform for kinect investigations. Let's talk more off line. -jeff

  • Yes very interested.  Any ideas as to when the SDK will become available to developers outside of Microsoft ?

  • @Andre

    This shouldnt be very long now before the SDK is available.

    Please share your ideas, proof of concepts and projects once it is!

    -Olivier

  • "Spring" finishes on May, 31. Can "later this spring" mean end of June or even October? As I remember, previously MS promised to make the SDK public only on Autumn... Everybody waits for this product, but nobody can name at least approximate date of release :(

  • @Mikle

    I hear you and I wish I could tell you exactly when. It is any time soon, definitively not October. Stay tuned

    -Olivier

  • The Beta of the SDK is now public. You can go download it here:

    research.microsoft.com/.../download.aspx

    -Olivier

  • Hi Olivier, we're starting to follow/support a Master Degree thesis about innovative and natural UI on an Embedded WES7 device, equipped with Kinect, for disabled people to help them with home automation and mobile phones.

  • Ciao Gianni

    Keep us posted on this project!

    -Olivier

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