Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 and Kinect for Windows v1.6 Templates Are Now on ECE

The following feature updates are now available on ECE:

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 for Windows Embedded 7 SP1 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7 provides the following benefits:

  • The.NET Framework 4.5 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET Framework 4. By using the .NET Framework 4.5 together with the C#, Visual Basic, or F# programming language, you can write Windows apps. The .NET Framework 4.5 includes significant language and framework enhancements for C#, Visual Basic, and F# (so that you can more easily write asynchronous code), the blending of control flow in synchronous code, a responsive UI, and web app scalability.
  • The .NET Framework 4.5 adds substantial improvements to other functional areas such as ASP.NET, Managed Extensibility Framework, Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Windows Identity Foundation.
  • The .NET Framework 4.5 delivers better performance, reliability, and security.

Microsoft Kinect for Windows v1.6 template allows for the installation of Kinect for Windows Runtime v1.6 on Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1.  Highlights of new features supported in v1.6 runtime are:

  • .NET Framework 4.5 support
  • Accelerometer Data APIs - sensor's accelerometer is now exposed in the API
  • Extended Depth Data Is Now Available - provides details beyond 4 meters
  • Color Camera Setting APIs - Camera Settings can now be optimized to your environment
  • More Control over Decoding- Bayer to RGB conversions on CPU or GPU
  • German Language Pack for Speech Recognition
  • Infrared Emitter Control API - new API for turning the infrared emitter off.
  • Infrared Stream Is Now Exposed in the API


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