AtRandom #17: Kinect for Windows

Released on the 1st February 2012, Kinect for Windows brings the tracking and camera technology of Microsoft’s Kinect Sensor to the PC, blowing things wide open for anyone to be able to develop software using the technology above and beyond gaming applications.

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In this episode we look at existing applications using the technology, possible future developments, and how it relates to Windows 8 and other upcoming software. We also talk about how as a result the Kinect is likely to be absorbed in many areas of everyday life beyond the sphere of motion-controlled gaming.

John Wordsworth

All round geek and gamer with extensive experience developing for the web and mobile platforms. Having spent far too many years in education acquiring a PhD in Applied Mathematics, John is now looking to keep up the fun by developing apps and games.

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