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Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide by Abhijit Jana

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Chapter 3. Starting to Build Kinect Applications

Let's begin our journey towards developing our first application with Kinect. For the development of every Kinect application, there are certain common operations we need to perform, listed as follows:

  • The application must detect the connected Kinect device and needs to start it.
  • Once the sensor is started, the application has to initialize and subscribe the type of data required from the sensor.
  • During the overall execution cycle of an application, a sensor can change its state. The application must monitor the changes in the state for the connected device and handle them appropriately.
  • When the application quits/ends, it should shut down the device properly.

This chapter will cover the basic understanding ...

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