Posts in Kinect

Beta for Kinect for Windows SDK Now Available!

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today we are making available the beta for the Kinect for Windows Those of you who have been waiting in anticipation for this can download it here! The SDK includes device drivers for Kinect as well as APIs, device interfaces,… Read more

Microsoft Makes Campus Calls

By Kristina Libby

Monday was a beautiful day at MIT – sunny, 70 and the complete opposite of Arriving at the college for the Windows Campus Tour, I was excited to spend the day outside learning how students felt about Windows 7 PCs,… Read more

Kinect + Windows: New & Amazing Experiences through NUI

By Brandon LeBlanc

Steve Clayton today has posted today on the Official Microsoft Blog about bringing Kinect to Windows with a SDK that will be available later this He talks about how we believe this SDK will enable developers in the academic research… Read more

Kinect for Windows Demonstrated at MIX11

By Brandon LeBlanc

This last fall, we released Kinect for the Xbox Kinect enables controller free games and entertainment on Xbox 360 utilizing a gesture-based Natural User Interface (NUI). My colleague Steve Clayton has been blogging a lot about NUI on the Next… Read more

Kinect for Windows SDK Announced

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today on the Corporate Microsoft Blog, we announced that the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) will be hitting this spring for This SDK will give academic researchers and enthusiasts access to There has been a lot of interest… Read more

Dance-off: deadmau5 vs. Windows Live Messenger buddy

By Harrison Hoffman

A few months ago, one of DJ Magazine’s Top 5 artists, deadmau5 was in Seattle on a stop during his latest When we heard that the electronic music producer and techie  was coming to the Microsoft campus to check out… Read more