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At the same time this allowed me to look at the book through a lens of an experienced developer getting into programming Kinect for the first time. The book turned out to be a great introduction to Kinect in all aspects.
It assumes no prior knowledge of either Kinect or the SDK and even starts out with an explanation of the hardware. Understanding it makes it easier to develop for it later on. Finding all this information elsewhere would've definitely proven challenging and much more time consuming.
The section on setting up the development environment surprisingly gives some added value as well. It addresses common issues in a troubleshooting guide and even covers the subject of connecting and using multiple Kinects at the same time, along with the pitfalls to watch out for in this scenario.
The author has quite some first hand experience with the subject and it shows.
Most of the book is focused on individual sensors built into Kinect and the APIs for using them. It soon becomes obvious that the book is aimed at novices. It not only explains the concepts behind the SDK classes but at times also delves into the basics of C and. While this isn't necessarily a bad thing I did find it distracting and it occasionally made reading the book a bit of a hunt for Kinect related information inside the rest of the sample code.
I did like the samples, though. The Kinect for Xbox sensor If you already have a Kinect sensor with your Xbox gaming console, you may use it for development. Similar to the Kinect for Windows sensor, you will require a separate power supply for the device so that it can power up the motor, camera, IR sensor, and so on.
If you have bought only the Kinect for Xbox sensor, you will have everything that is required for a connection with a PC and external power cable. NET Framework 4. The system requirements for SDK may change with upcoming releases. Initially, both the SDK versions were a non-commercial release and were meant only for hobbyists.
SDK v1. The hardware hasn't changed since its first release.
It was initially limited to only 12 countries across the globe. Now the new Kinect for Windows sensor is available in more than 40 countries. The current version of SDK also has the support of speech recognition for multiple languages.
The installer will automatically install the or bit version of SDK depending on your operating system.