Writing a gesture service with the Kinect for Windows SDK

After further experimenting with the Kinect SDK, it became obvious what needed to come next. If you were to create an application using the Kinect SDK, you will want to be able to control the application using gestures (i.e. waving, swiping, motions to access menus, etc.). From this, we decided to write a gesture service…


First Look at the Kinect for Windows SDK

The Kinect for Windows SDK has finally arrived, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it! After downloading, installing, and actually getting a Kinect with a USB connector for our PC’s, we were good to go… Step 1 – What does the SDK give us? When we started, we didn’t really know what…


Building a Windows Phone 7 game, with SharePoint communication

So, you’ve never made a game before for the Windows Phone 7 – you’ve opened up your brand new Visual Studio 2010, with the Windows Phone 7 developer tools; but you don’t know what to do, or how to get started. This is the situation that both myself (Michael Tsikkos) and James Glading faced at…