Microsoft unveils even more tempting Kinect offering: Open source

Posted by tracyanne on Mar 14, 2013 9:23 AM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke
Mail this story
Print this story

First it was developer tools, then Kinect for the PC, now Microsoft's given hackers a shot at the Kinect code under an open-source license. Specifically, Redmond has now released samples of the Kinect code under an Apache license to serve as a template for hackers building apps for the hands-free motion controller that's been proving so alluring to techies across many sectors. Samples cover audio, colour, depth, face tracking, infrared, shapes, skeletal viewers, gestures and speech basics and are available in a variety of C#, C++, Visual Basic and DirectX.

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.