It’s official! You can now start developing Windows applications that make use of Kinect! The live launch event is actually still on Channel 9 right now! Go check it out. If you’ve missed parts of the event (it started at 9:30 AM PST this morning), they’ll be available in the Channel 9 Live Events Area within 24 hours.
Want to jump right in and start playing with the SDK? Here’s what you need:
- Download the SDK
- Kinect Quick Starts
Installing and Using the Kinect Sensor
Setting Up Your Development Environment
Skeletal Tracking Fundamentals
Working with Depth Data
- Kinect Project Gallery
Last but not least, here are some cool examples of using Kinect for Windows:
So? What do you think? Cool or what? Is your head spinning with app ideas where you can leverage Kinect? Share your thoughts in this LinkedIn Ignite Your Coding discussion. I look forward to seeing what cool things you all will come up with!