Today’s project is from the awesome Microsoft community on hackster.io and while includes complete instructions and parts list, is for the advanced hardware hacking… Posture Recognition using Kinect, Azure IoT, ML and WebVR The Idea With the recent success of depth cameras such as Kinect, gesture and posture recognition has become easier. Using depth sensors,… Read More


Friend of the blog, Mike Taulty, shares some great hints, tips and information on the new Windows 10 Kinect driver and code samples… Windows 10, 1607, UWP and Experimenting with the Kinect for Windows V2 Update I was really pleased to see this blog post; Kinect demo code and new driver for UWP now available… Read More


http://ch9northcentralus.blob.core.windows.net/mfupload/8366137c910545b286bba6b4000484b1/20161103TWC9.mp4 This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Mark discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:46] UWP Community Toolkit [01:54] Announcing the Microsoft Teams Developer Preview [03:12] Microsoft Teams integration with Visual Studio Team Services [Derrick Fu] [04:14] Project Olympus – Microsoft reimagines open source cloud hardware [Kushagra Vaid] [05:34] A peek into the… Read More


Nonki Takahashi, whom we’ve highlighted a number of times before, Kinect to Small Basic, Starting up the Summer with a little Small Basic, Simulations, Emulators, Virtual Reality and Small Basic v1.2, is back with additional information and details on developing with Small Basic and the Kinect Small Basic – Kinect Sensing Once I wrote about… Read More


Finishing up our Kinecting To Music theme month, this project shows how the Kinect is being used to help you step into the shoes of others…virtually at least…. Step into Frank Sinatra’s virtual shoes There’s no doubt about it: from his early days as a big band crooner through his mature years as a renowned… Read More


Continuing in our Kinect to Music theme, today we’re highlighting another example of how the Kinect is being used to create a new and unique music experience. Remix the music with Kinect This spring, visitors to Seattle radio station KEXP’s new home are being treated to the ultimate air-guitar experience: as they pass through a… Read More


Seems like we’ve got a Music Kinect theme going… This awesome music video was made using a Microsoft Kinect sensor Since its inception, Kinect has been doing quite a few things in the way of entertainment. Whether it’s being an integral part of a game or helping you navigate your Xbox through voice commands, the… Read More


Music, Kinect, and code, how have I never highlighted this project? DELAQ Delqa is an installation that invites the audience to participate in a collaborative experience by going inside the music of Matthew Dear. It explores emerging modes of artistic expression and celebrates the latest advances in interactive technology. Artists, designers, and developers from the… Read More


Today’s project is almost a year old, but it continues in our apparent theme of the month, showing how the Kinect is being used in different ways, in many to make the world a little better place… Kinect interactive display invites charitable support We’ve seen Kinect for Windows used in some amazing applications, from educational… Read More