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…


Microsoft to consolidate the Kinect for Windows experience around a single sensor

At Microsoft, we are committed to providing more personal computing experiences. To support this, we recently extended Kinect’s value and announced the Kinect Adapter for Windows, enabling anyone with a Kinect for Xbox One to use it with their PCs and tablets. In an effort to simplify and create consistency for developers, we are focusing…


The magic of Christmas, Kinect style

Every December, British shoppers look forward to the creative holiday ad campaign from John Lewis, a major UK department store chain. It’s been a tradition for a number of years, is seen by millions of viewers in the UK annually, and won a coveted IPA Effectiveness Award in 2012. The retailer’s seasonal campaign traditionally emphasizes…


Big day for Kinect developers

Today, we’re extremely excited to announce some major news about Kinect: The full release of the Kinect for Windows software development kit 2.0, featuring over 200 improvements and updates to the preview version of the SDK. The SDK is a free download, and there are no fees for runtime licenses of commercial applications developed with…