© Mansib Rahman 2017

Mansib Rahman, Beginning Microsoft Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2316-1_9

Windows 10 & Universal Windows Platform

Mansib Rahman

(1)Montreal, Quebec, Canada

By Dwight Goins

Foreword by Mansib Rahman

It may not be a surprise to many that the current state of affairs for the Kinect is in flux. While the core APIs and drivers are relatively stable, Microsoft has somewhat dropped the ball on further development. That is not necessarily a bad thing. They have taken their learnings and applied them to the development of newer technologies, such as HoloLens and other mixed-reality headsets. The Kinect for Windows v2 still offers a strong entry point for hobbyists, developers on a budget, and research/commercial ...

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