Chapter 4. Your First Kinect Application—Video Snapshots

After completing this chapter, you will:

  • Understand how video frames are presented by the sensor and how a program can work with video data

  • Discover how to improve the memory use of image processing programs that use Kinect

  • Find out how to speed up an image processing program by using pointers rather than arrays to access the video data

  • Know how to save images to the hard disk of the computer

  • Be able to apply noise reduction techniques in image processing, and how to use them to make some amazing image effects

  • Find out how to improve the performance of the sensor on lower-specification computers

Image Storage in Computers

IN THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER YOU created a program that captured video data from ...

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