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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Little off-topic ...
by WorknMan on Thu 16th Jun 2011 23:48 UTC
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This is a little off-topic, but I just found out about this and thought it was cool ;) Being released in August, Nyko is going to attempt to solve the 'play space' issues with Kinect:

I'm guessing this might also help with using gestures on a PC when you're sitting in front of it, but not sure.

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