Getting started with Kinect SDK

Download now Kinect for Windows SDK!

(links for everything listed can be found at the end of this blog post)

Kinect SDK Beta Launch Content

You can watch this now at http://channel9.msdn.com/live and once the event is complete within about 24 hours, it will move to a permanent home at http://channel9.msdn.com/events where you can download all the sessions and slides.

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Coding4Fun’s Kinect Project Gallery

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Coding4Fun Toolkit

A handy developer API for things like converting a byte[] array to a bitmap for Windows Forms and WPF or getting the distance of a particular pixel in one line of code. 

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Kinect for Windows SDK VB Samples

All of the SDK samples have now been ported over to Visual Basic Express using today’s build (ShapeGame shown below)!

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Kinect cursor

Brian Peek built an awesome Windows cursor that includes click and click/drag support (see me scrolling the KDK Web site with Kinect)

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Kinect Paint

A fun, Metro-esque designed paint with your hands app (Drawing the word “cool” with a “caffeinated” apperance) from Evan Lang and Laurent Bugnion.

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Jellybean

Clint’s awesome Kinect-enabled drivable Lounge chair!

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Kinect for Windows SDK Quickstarts

Six short and sweet demo heavy videos showing how to use the Kinect for Windows SDK

Installing and using the Kinect Sensor

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Setting up your Development Environment

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Camera Fundamentals

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Working with Depth Data

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Skeletal Tracking Fundamentals

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Audio Fundamentals

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Full List of Content Links

Type

Item

URL

Video

Kinect Beta Launch Live Event

http://channel9.msdn.com/live

Video

Kinect Beta Launch On-Demand Sessions

http://channel9.msdn.com/events/kinect/betalaunch

Blog Post

Coding4Fun Kinect Project Gallery

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/

Blog Post

Kinect Project Post – Welcome Post

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/Welcome-to-the-Kinect-for-Windows-SDK-Project-Blog

Blog Post

Kinect Project Post – Kinect SDK Beta Now Available

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/The-waiting-is-finally-over-the-Kinect-for-Windows-SDK-Beta-is-now-available

Blog Post

Kinect Project Post – Light Saber project

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/kinect/Of-course-our-first-Kinect-for-Windows-SDK-Project-has-to-involve-a-Light-Saber

Sample

Kinect for Windows SDK VB Samples

http://files.ch9.ms/coding4fun/KinectSDKSamplesVB.zip

Sample

Coding4Fun Kinect Toolkit

http://c4ftoolkit.codeplex.com

Sample

Mouse Cursor Sample Project

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/projects/kinectcursor

Sample

Kinect Paint

http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/projects/kinectpaint/

Sample

Jellybean

http://jellybean.codeplex.com

Video

Quickstart Samples Download

http://files.ch9.ms/coding4fun/KinectForWindowsSDKQuickstarts.zip

Video

Installing and Using the Kinect Sensor

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Understanding-Kinect-Hardware

Video

Kinect for Windows Quickstarts

http://channel9.msdn.com/series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/

Video

Setting up your Development Environment

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Getting-Started

Video

Camera Fundamentals

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Camera-Fundamentals

Video

Working with Depth Data

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Working-with-Depth-Data

Video

Skeletal Tracking Fundamentals

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Skeletal-Tracking-Fundamentals

Video

Audio Fundamentals

http://channel9.msdn.com/Series/KinectSDKQuickstarts/Audio-Fundamentals

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