This just in from the incredible whiz-kids over on the Kinect for Windows team — They’ve just released version 1.5 of the Kinect for Windows runtime and SDK.
They’ve added more capabilities to help you brilliant developers make cool things!
- Face Tracking with a real-time 3D mesh of facial features tracking the head position, location of eyebrows, etc
- Seated skeletal tracking!
- Improved performance and data quality enhancements to permit RGB and depth data to be mapped together (e.g. “green screen”)
- All new samples!
- Many more (for full details read the Team Blog post here)
They’ve also made Kinect for Windows hardware available in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan — with 15 more countries starting next month! To learn all 31 countries Kinect for Windows will be available in check out the Kinect for Windows blog!