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Microsoft's Kinect is a motion sensing input device for the Xbox 360 and PCs. Combining video and depth cameras, the Kinect allows developers to create a touchless and immersive user experience through voice, movement and gesture control. In addition to an official Microsoft SDK for Windows PCs, OpenKinect's `libfreenect` SDK offers compatability with multiple operating systems and software languages.

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Video Encoded using FFmpeg is not being played in Azure Kinect Viewer

I captured a video using a Kinect Azure DK device and could play it back using Azure Kinect Viewer (v.1.4.1). However, when I encode a video using FFmpeg, the commands are given below. I can not ...
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Kinect v.2 for Windows shows in Device Manager, not in Kinect Studio?

I am on Windows 10 Pro, version 2004. I am using a Kinect v.2 with a Kinect for Windows adapter. I ran through the installation of the Kinect for Windows SDK version 1.8, followed by the Developer ...
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USB3 host controller type for PC purchase (Azure Kinect DK)

Question How can I check that a Windows computer that I want to order will have a USB3 host controller from Intel, Texas Instruments (TI), or Renesas? What spec determines the USB3 host controller? ...
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How to measure horizontal distance between 2 RGB pixels in Kinect?

I understand that I can't map RGB pixels (x,y) to real world coordinates (x,y,z) in meters since every (x,y) coordinate in the RGB space gives a "ray" in the world space. But what I need is simply the ...
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Kinect v1 keeps disconnecting on Windows 10

I have an xbox360 kinect v1. I want to use it for motion capture. I installed everything. Drivers, software. I tried some motion capture. It worked for 20 seconds and then it disconnected. It kept ...
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How do I solve these errors in Kinect

I have some problems with my Kinect. The green light is flashing. From time to time, I hear the disconnect and connect sound from my laptop. (It is new -- close to 3 months old). I run the Kinect ...
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Why did my Kinect framerate slow down?

I've used Kinect Studio with high framerate lately it's quite choppy. I tried the same camera on another computer and it ran as expected. Using powered adapter Using USB 3.0 Using Windows 10 I've ...
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USB ports restarting

I am working with a number of Dell laptops, all different models, and using the Kinect 2.0 for developmental reasons. However, while running the program, the USB port that the Kinect is suing will ...
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Disable Windows Hello Power Saving Mode

On my PC running Windows 10 x64 version 1607 with a Kinect v2 hooked up to it, I have the system configured to use Windows Hello facial recognition to unlock the computer. After a while of sitting ...
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Using a Microsoft Kinect on a PC as a Webcam; Is \Stream.sys for Kinect Available?

I am in need of your help getting a Microsoft Kinect (Xbox One model, which I don't even this is worth mentioning as I have had the conversion kit from the Microsoft Store working like a charm.to ...
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Windows Hello no longer working with my Kinect

I've setup Driver Flighting to receive the beta drivers that let my Kinect support Windows Hello, but I don't get the option to enable it in Sign-in Options. These are the instructions I followed: ...
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Win10 + Kinect 2 as microphone

Trying to use my Kinect 2 (aka XBox One Kinect) with Windows 10 PC as a living room microphone. I have it hooked up using the official PC adapter, and it works pretty good -- when I have the Windows ...
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Prevent USB device to be used by specific application in Windows 7

I am developing a Windows 7 application that uses Microsoft Kinect, plugged via USB. This device also includes a microphone, and everytime I use Skype and plug in the Kinect, Windows 7 automatically ...
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Can the Kinect 2 be used in Linux?

I know there are open source implementations available to program Kinect version 1 applications in Linux, can Kinect version 2 be used in these as well. or are there any other methods to use Kinect v2 ...
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Plugging a Kinect 2 in results in cycling error "USB device not recognized"

I just got a Kinect 2 and am trying to run it in Windows 8.1. I've connected it to a USB 3.0 port and it appears to be connecting, disconnecting, and reconnecting itself every 2-3 seconds with the ...
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Kinect for Windows v2 vs Kinect for Xbox One

I have found the official page that describes the hardware specifications for Kinect for Windows v2. But I cannot seem to find the hardware specification for Kinect for Xbox One. I just want to know ...
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Connecting a Kinect to Windows 8 computer with Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0

Eventually, I want to set up the Kinect sensor with Processing using Simple OpenNI I'm following these instructions at Microsoft Developer Network. I installed the KinectSDK V2.0-1409. The Kinect ...
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Using the Kinect for video conferencing

Two years ago I bought a Kinect for my XBox 360 in the naive hope that Microsoft would release Skype for the console. Sadly they didn't but I would still like to use the Kinect for video conferencing ...
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Getting Kinect Serial on Ubuntu

I connected a new Kinect (XBOX 360) to my Ubuntu 12.04 Machine. Using lsusb I tried to find the serial number of the Kinect device. But I get the following output: iManufacturer 2 Microsoft ...
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Using Kinect to measure a building

working as a student trainee I was asked to measure a production hall (and all the machines etc in it) with a laser rangefinder and a folding rule and model it in 3D CAD software (Autodesk Inventor). ...
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Kinect pictures come out broken/blotchy

I've been working on connecting my Xbox kinect to a windows 8 Asus computer, I have all the drivers installed, but when I start up a scanner, I get an image like this This happens with both skanect ...
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Kinect Motor Device Not Detected

I'm trying to install a kinect on Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately, lsusb shows that the motor device is not detected : Bus 002 Device 009: ID 045e:02c2 Microsoft Corp. Bus 002 Device 010: ID 045e:02ad ...
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How to install drivers for Microsoft Kinect on Windows Vista

I have a Kinect sensor for XBox, and I´d like to try to develop some applications for Kinect. Problem is that when I´ve tried to install SDK or runtime, an error occurred. Namely, I have an unsuitable ...
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Installing Kinect with OpenNI on Windows8

I'm following these instructions http://www.kinecthacks.com/guides/install-kinect-on-your-pc-and-start-developing-your-programs-disclaimer/ but so far have had no luck. I'm getting an error when ...
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Is Xbox Kinect hardware compatible with OpenNI drivers and middleware?

I am currently exploring the difference between OpenKinect's libfreenect and the OpenNI SDK. The latter seems to offer more features and options. But I currently only have the Xbox Kinect hardware ...
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Can the Xbox 360 Kinect work on Windows 8 in place of Kinect for Windows

Is it possible to use a Xbox 360 Kinect with Windows 8 in place of a Kinect for Windows? Note that this would be used in a Home Theater PC environment, and not at a normal desktop set up, so range ...
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webcam see my body movement and run a windows7 command

Is it possible to recognize body movement with a laptop webcam or a Kinect and go to the next slide in PowerPoint 2010 or run a command in Windows 7? I want it so that when I move my hand, PowerPoint ...
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Is Windows Kinect different from Xbox Kinect?

I couldn't tell from the official site whether Windows Kinect is just an SDK, or another hardware piece that works only with Windows. What's the difference between a Windows Kinect and an Xbox Kinect?
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"Could not claim interface on camera: -6" when trying to connect usb camera (Kinect)

I have installed the freenect library from openkinect.org. With that library there is a demo application which you can run from the terminal to test out the Kinect. However when I run this command I ...
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Is there any software available to control a Windows 7 PC with a Kinect?

Now that the SDK has been out for a bit, is there any software available to control a Windows 7 PC with a Kinect? I'd like to get rid of my mouse attached to my media center PC. This is mainly to be ...
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