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Programming with the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit


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Create rich experiences for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview with this pragmatic guide to the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK). The author, a developer evangelist for Microsoft, walks you through Kinect sensor technology and the SDK—providing hands-on insights for how to add gesture and posture recognition to your apps. If you’re skilled in C# and Windows Presentation Foundation, you’ll learn how to integrate Kinect in your applications and begin writing Uis and controls that can handle Kinect interaction.

  • This book introduces the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit to developers looking to enrich applications they build for Windows 7 and later with human motion tracking
  • Teaches developers with core C# and WPF skills how to program gesture and posture recognition in Kinect
  • Describes how to integrate 3D representation on top of a real scene
  • Provides expert insights and code samples to get you up and running

About the Author

David Catuhe is a Microsoft Developer Evangelist who focuses on UI, Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, DirectX, XNA, and Kinect. Based in France, David also writes a technical blog on MSDN.

Table of Contents

IntroductionKinect at a glanceChapter 1: A bit of backgroundChapter 2: Whos there?Integrate Kinect in your applicationChapter 3: Displaying Kinect dataChapter 4: Recording and playing a Kinect sessionPostures and gesturesChapter 5: Capturing the contextChapter 6: Algorithmic gestures and posturesChapter 7: Templated gestures and posturesChapter 8: Using gestures and postures in an applicationCreating a user interface for KinectChapter 9: You are the mouse!Chapter 10: Controls for KinectChapter 11: Creating augmented reality with KinectAbout the Author

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Catuhe, David
Microsoft Press
Programming - Software Development
3D games;C+;C++;Kinect;Visual Basic;Visual Studio;Windows;XNA;gesture recognition;human motion tracking;sensor
Computer Graphics - Game Programming
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Developer Reference
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9 x 7.38 in

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