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Beginning Kinect Programming With the Microsoft Kinect SDK (Paperback) (Jarrett Webb & James Ashley)

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Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK gets you up and running developing Kinect applications for your PC using Microsoft tools and the official SDK. You will have a working Kinect program by the end of the first chapter! The following chapters will open up the secrets of three-dimensional vision, skeleton tracking, audio through the Kinect, and more. Examples illustrate the concepts in the form of simple games that react to your body movements. The result is a fun read that helps you learn one of the hottest technologies out there today.

Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK also provides building blocks and ideas for mashing up the Kinect with other technologies to create art, interactive games, 3D models and enhanced office automation. You'll learn the fundamental code basic to almost all Kinect applications. You'll learn to integrate that code with other tools and manipulate data to create amazing Kinect applications.Beginning Kinect Programming with the Microsoft Kinect SDK is your gatewayinto the exciting world of three-dimensional, real-time computer interaction.

  • Helps you create a proper development environment for Kinect applications.
  • Covers the basics of three-dimensional vision, skeleton tracking, gesture recognition, and audio
  • Provides fun examples that keep you engaged and learning
Each book aims to teach an important technology or programming language and is designed to take a person from being a novice to a professional by including the most essential information and explaining step by step how to put together real-world projects.
Number of Pages: 306
Genre: Computers + Internet, Technology
Sub-Genre: Computer Vision + Pattern Recognition, Robotics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Author: Jarrett Webb & James Ashley
Language: English
Street Date: February 23, 2012
TCIN: 13928116
UPC: 9781430241041
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-7943
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