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Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide by Abhijit Jana

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A 3D view of depth data

So far, you have seen the display and rendering of the depth data on a 2D surface, but there are more interesting and useful things we can do using the depth data. Our screen is only two dimensional; the camera takes a picture of an object in front of it and then projects it on a plane surface. We can construct a 3D view of the depth data returns by the Kinect sensor, with the help of the 3D rendering engine. In this section you will learn how to leverage the 3D functionality in Windows Presentation Foundation to give a 3D view to the depth data.

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3D functionality enables the developer to represent complex illustrations of the data. Working with 3D graphics requires very good knowledge of the coordinate system, understanding ...

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