Linked by David Adams on Thu 16th Jun 2011 17:46 UTC
Games Microsoft has released a beta SDK for Windows, allowing Windows developers to officially make use of the XBox Kinect hardware. From their own press release: "The Kinect for Windows SDK, which works with Windows 7, includes drivers, rich APIs for Raw Sensor Streams, natural user interfaces, installer documents and resource materials. The SDK provides Kinect capabilities to developers building applications with C++, C# or Visual Basic using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010."
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Uses for Kinect on Windows
by fretinator on Thu 16th Jun 2011 19:21 UTC
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1. If you salute with 3 fingers, Windows asks if you want to reboot

2. If you "salute" with 1 finger, Clippy asks if you meant "Thank You!"

3. If you face away from the computer, and bend forwards, Windows asks if you are ready for the "Window Genuine Validation Test".

4. Imitating Jerry Seinfeld - no effect on Windows.

5. Standing perfectly still and expressionless - Windows says, "Hello Melissa!"

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