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Learn Microsoft Kinect API (Start Here!)

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Ready to learn Kinect programming? Start Here!

Learn the fundamentals of programming with the Kinect API—and begin building apps that use motion tracking, voice recognition, and more. If you have experience programming with C#—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Here’s where you start learning Kinect

  • Build an application to display Kinect video on your PC
  • Have Kinect take photographs when it detects movement
  • Draw on a computer screen by moving your finger in the air
  • Track your body gestures and use them to control a program
  • Make a program that understands your speech and talks back to you
  • Play a part in your own augmented reality game
  • Create an "air piano" using Kinect with a MIDI device

Synopsis:

Ready to learn programming? Start Here!™

Learn the fundamentals of programming with the Kinect API—and begin building your first apps that use a camera, motion tracking, and voice recognition. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Heres where you start learning Kinect

  • Understand how the Kinect sensor works
  • Connect to and use the Kinect API
  • Get up to speed on data formats in Kinect
  • Begin building applications that use body tracking
  • Explore augmented reality and immersive interfaces
  • Put it all together by creating your first programs

About the Author

Rob Miles has been teaching computer programming for more than 25 years. An expert on Visual C#(R) and a Microsoft MVP for Device Application Development, Rob enjoys inspiring new and experienced programmers. As well as writing his own games, programs, and poetry, Rob has consulted on a wide range of commercial software projects.

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I: Getting StartedChapter 1: An Introduction to KinectChapter 2: Getting Started with KinectChapter 3: Writing Software for KinectPart II: Using the Kinect SensorChapter 4: Your First Kinect Application—Video SnapshotsChapter 5: Moving PicturesChapter 6: Fun with the Depth SensorChapter 7: Fun with the Sound SensorPart III: Creating Advanced User InterfacesChapter 8: Body Tracking with KinectChapter 9: Voice Control with KinectChapter 10: Augmented Reality with KinectPart VI: Kinect in the Real WorldChapter 11: Real-World Control with KinectChapter 12: Taking Kinect Further

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735663961
Author:
Miles, Rob
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Rob
Author:
Rob Mi
Author:
Miles
Author:
Les
Subject:
Computer Vision
Subject:
.NET Framework;C#;Visual Basic;depth camera;immersive interfaces;infra-red camera;kinect;motion sensing;skeletal recognition
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Game Programming
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Start Here
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 7.38 in

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Ready to learn programming? Start Here!™

Learn the fundamentals of programming with the Kinect API—and begin building your first apps that use a camera, motion tracking, and voice recognition. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.

Heres where you start learning Kinect

  • Understand how the Kinect sensor works
  • Connect to and use the Kinect API
  • Get up to speed on data formats in Kinect
  • Begin building applications that use body tracking
  • Explore augmented reality and immersive interfaces
  • Put it all together by creating your first programs

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