KinectInteraction is a set of features, first introduced in Developer Toolkit 1.7, which allows Kinect-enabled applications to incorporate gesture-based interactivity. Developers can use KinectInteraction to create Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications in which the movement of the user’s hand controls an on-screen hand, much like the movement of a mouse controls an on-screen cursor.
The course teaches how to develop apps that use hand gestures to control an on-screen hand.
András Velvart, a Kinect for Windows MVP, has created an online video course that provides step-by-step instructions on how to create such WPF applications and teaches students how to customize the look and feel of the controls provided by Microsoft. It even demonstrates how to completely control the interaction model or use KinectInteraction outside of WPF. The course, aptly named “KinectInteraction with WPF and Beyond,” is available through Pluralsight, an online training service for developers and IT professionals.
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