Getting your kicks with Kinect for Windows

Getting your kicks with Kinect for Windows
Getting your kicks with Kinect for Windows

A wall, a ball, and a kid: think about it. When you were a youngster on a playground, and a wall and a ball were at hand, what would you do? If you were like most kids, you’d kick or throw that ball against the wall, moving around with the unbridled energy of youth as…


Kinect and UWP: new options in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Kinect and UWP: new options in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Kinect and UWP: new options in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

UWP apps today cannot access most of the data from a Kinect sensor. This post provides an overview of what we plan to deliver in the near future to begin bringing Kinect for Windows into the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) world. With the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and a Kinect driver update, Kinect developers will…


Remix the music with Kinect

Remix the music with Kinect
Remix the music with Kinect

This spring, visitors to Seattle radio station KEXP’s new home are being treated to the ultimate air-guitar experience: as they pass through a 4,000-square-foot art installation, their movements alter the music of some of the station’s most popular artists. This innovative project—dubbed a “virtual remix”—uses Kinect for Windows to capture the visitors’ body movements. The…