"Frames Monitor" Utility from Tom Kerkhove

Today we highlight another Kinect for Windows v2 post from Kinect MVP, Tom Kerkhove.

Gen. II Kinect for Windows – Introducing ‘Frames Monitor’

In my previous post I introduced you to the MultiSourceFrameReader and how it syncs the frames between different data sources.

Disclaimer

I am bound to the Kinect for Windows Developer Program and can not share the new SDK/DLL.

“This is preliminary software and/or hardware and APIs are preliminary and subject to change”.

What is Frames Monitor?

I created a simple tool that visualizes the amount of frames/second that are received when using the MultiSourceFrameReader in a certain environment.

It enables you to run the test in a specific environment and take in account how much of the frames you are going to receive. This result will depend on the whether you selected the color data streams & what the amount of light is in the scene.

This tool is only supported with the Gen. II Kinect for Windows and is created with C# & WPF and uses the MVVM-pattern.

You can download this tool here.

Screenshots

This monitor has been run in an environment where there was a lot of light in the room and the result is a total of 30 FPS.

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This monitor has been run in an environment where there was a not much light in the room and the result is a total of 15 FPS.

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Project Information URL: http://www.kinectingforwindows.com/2014/05/25/gen-ii-kinect-for-windows-introducing-frames-monitor/

Project Download URL: https://github.com/KinectingForWindows/G2KFramesMonitor

Project Source URL: https://github.com/KinectingForWindows/G2KFramesMonitor

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