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Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK by James Ashley, Jarrett Webb

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C H A P T E R  2

Application Fundamentals

Every Kinect application has certain basic elements. The application must detect or discover attached Kinect sensors. It must then initialize the sensor. Once initialized, the sensor produces data, which the application then processes. Finally, when the application finishes using the sensor it must properly uninitialized the sensor.

In the first section of this chapter, we cover sensor discovery, initialization, and uninitialization. These fundamental topics are critical to all forms of Kinect applications using Microsoft's Kinect for Windows SDK. The first section presents several code examples, which show code that is necessary for virtually any Kinect application you write and is required by every ...

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