The Kinect for Windows SDK beta is a starter kit for applications developers that includes APIs, sample code, and drivers. This SDK enables the academic research and enthusiast communities to create rich experiences by using Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7.
The Kinect for Windows SDK beta includes the following:
- Drivers, for using Kinect sensor devices on a computer running Windows 7.
- Application programming interfaces (APIs) and device interfaces, together with technical documentation.
- Source code samples.