Microsoft Speech API provides the SpeechRecognitionEngine class, which works as a backbone for the speech-enabled application. With the Kinect SDK as well, the SpeechRecognitionEngine class accepts an audio stream from the Kinect sensor and processes it. The Recognition engines, requires set of grammars ( set of commands), that tell the recognizer what to match. You can build the grammars… Read More »
Here is another tip on Kinect for Windows SDK Tips series. The color camera of Kinect device delivers the color stream data with the combination of three basic color components red, green and blue (RGB). This stream data is nothing but a succession of still image frame that consist of the color pixel. You can take control over the… Read More »
Similar like to the color and depth data Kinect SDK also capable of capturing the infrared (IR) data stream. The Kinect sensor returns 16 bits per pixel infrared data with a resolution of 640 x 480 as an color image format, and it supports up to 30 FPS. Following are the couple of images ( taken in a… Read More »
This is an interesting question. Can we really adjust sensor based on user positions ? The answer will be YES, We can. But limitation is only either in horizontal or vertical direction. Kinect device has a tiny motor which is used to change the camera and sensor’s angles, to get the correct position of the human skeleton.… Read More »
In one of our previous tip ( Using Kinect Instance Id to Initialize the Kinect Sensor ) we have seen how we can initialize Kinect device using the instance id. In this tip, you will see how we can use the instance id to get the device index position.
In a single word, the answer is “No”. The SDK, as the name suggest, is a developer toolkit, which requires only for development. “Kinect for Windows Runtime”, can take care of the Kinect application execution in the end user system or production environment when you have an executable Kinect application along with other application dependency.
This tip shows you how to get list of all the Kinect sensor which are connected with system. The KinectSensor class has a static property of type KinectSensorCollection, named KinectSenors which consists of the collection of sensors that are connected with system.