The Purple Book... "Using Kinect for Windows with XNA"


Can't get enough of Rob Miles? You love his C# Yellow Book and Windows Phone Programming Blue Book? Wish he had a free 58 page book on the Kinect, that goes from start to finish?

Welcome to the Purple Book!

Using Kinect for Windows with XNA

This material, created by Rob Miles (University of Hull, United Kingdom), contains information on the Microsoft Kinect sensor bar and the Microsoft Kinect SDK. It assumes a working knowledge of the C# programming language, the XNA framework and program development using Visual Studio

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
    • Welcome
    • What you need to develop code
  • An Introduction to Kinect
    • The Kinect Sensor
    • Inside a Kinect Sensor Bar
    • Connecting the Sensor Bar
    • Installing the Kinect for Windows SDK
    • What We Have Learned
  • Writing Kinect Programs
    • Using the Kinect Video Camera
    • Using the Kinect Depth Camera
    • Using Sound with Kinect
    • What We Have Learned
  • Kinect Natural User Interfaces
    • People tracking in Kinect
    • Creating Augmented Reality
    • Adding Voice Response
    • What We Have Learned

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