Kinect with Visual Studio 2015 and Windows 10
- Posted: Jan 28, 2016 at 6:00AM
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Abhijit Jana, Official Friend of the Gallery, returns with a great getting started kind of guide for the Kinect 2, Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015...
You can develop app using Kinect for Windows V2.0 on Windows 10 as similar to previous version of Operating Systems. I am receiving several questions on building Kinect for Windows SDK application on Windows 10. Tough I personally responded to most the questions, to benefits for the larger audience here is a quick post to Getting started with Kinect SDK v2.0 App on Windows 10 using Visual Studio 2015.
Must Read : Kinect for Windows SDK Tips and Tricks
- Kinect for Windows V2 Device
- Kinect for Windows SDK v2.0
- Windows 10
- Visual Studio 2015
Verify Device Settings and Connection
Now, First things first – You must ensure your Kinect devices is Connected properly and you device can recognized it. Couple of months back I did another post on Running Kinect for Windows applications on Windows 10 – Things you should verify which shows how to verify your device settings.
To quickly recall and verify
Start Building the App :
Once you verify the device the settings and connection, you are ready to build the app. Now you can build app using WPF or Windows 8.1 store app or even a console app depends on your requirement. As of now we don’t have support for Universal Apps with Kinect SDK v2.0 .
Accessing Kinect Camera and Audio :
Above example does not access any Kinect features like Camera, Sensors or even audio. If you want to access them you must ensure you are giving right access to your app.
Go to the App Package manifest and select “Microphone” and “WebCam”
That’s it for now. This is a very simple post and hope this will give you good start if you want to start building Kinect App. I will share few more post on Kinect Device coming days.