Kinect for Windows v2 comes this summer and Windows apps coming to Xbox One




Microsoft makes the hardware and the Kinect SDK for Windows v2 available this summer and developers later this summer their apps for the sensor to publish in the Microsoft Store. At the same time, Microsoft has announced that W8 and WP apps coming to Xbox One.

Microsoft has the arrival of the Kinect for Windows SDK v2 sensor and announced at Build 2014. To show the development of apps for the Kinect version a boost, Microsoft adds support for the common Unity engine. The Kinect applications come to be, making them potentially available for any Windows 8 in the regular Microsoft Store – or 8.1-user. In the Store are now 400,000 apps.

According to several Microsoft Kinect apps will be able to run simultaneously. The new Kinect is compared to the previous version better voice and motion recognition and there is support for video with 1920×1080 pixels at 30fps. The platform will be. Including those used for Skype Is not yet known what the price will be. The previous version had an MSRP of $ 249.

In addition, Microsoft confirmed according to Neowin that Windows 8 – and Windows Phone apps coming to Xbox One. They must therefore have a compiler. Microsoft demonstrated during Build a Windows Phone app that was modified to run on the console and the same app was ported to the PC, with support for Kinect for Windows v2. Is not yet known when developers can bring their Windows apps. To the apps store of Xbox One

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