TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
6,140 Reviews & Articles | 39,467 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Win an Antec Case, PSU and Cooler (Global Entry!)

Kinect for Windows SDK beta to be out this week

Microsoft to release Kinect for Windows SDK beta this week

| Peripherals News | Posted: Jun 16, 2011 3:04 am

It is rumored that Microsoft plan to release the beta of Kinect for Windows SDK this week during a special developer event on Thursday. Microsoft is planning to stream a Channel 9 special event at 9:30AM PST on Thursday to celebrate the release of Kinect for Windows SDK beta. María Garaña, President of Microsoft Spain, revealed on Wednesday that Microsoft plans to make the SDK available this week.

 

TweakTown image news/1/9/19974_177_kinect_for_windows_sdk_beta_to_be_out_this_week.jpg

 

Microsoft's Kinect for Windows SDK beta is set to include support for:

 

Robust Skeletal Tracking for high-performance capabilities that track the skeleton image of one or two persons moving within the Kinect field of view

 

Advanced Audio Capabilities, including four-element microphone array with sophisticated acoustic noise and echo cancellation for great audio; beam formation to identify the current sound source and integration with the Windows speech recognition API is also included

 

XYZ depth camera for standard color camera stream access and depth data that indicates the distance of the object from the Kinect camera.

 

NEWS SOURCESWinrumors.com, Engadget.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Peripherals news at our Peripherals news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Got an opinion on this news? Post a comment below!

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases