You can capture the Kinect sensor image data stream either in format of color or depth data. Both the data streams can be capture in parallel as the data is being captured in two different channel. Sensor start sending the data only when the stream channels are enabled and sensor is running. You can check the stream channel … Read More »
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.
Every Kinect sensor can be uniquely identified by an instance id. You can track and initialize each device connected based on that instance id when multiple devices are connected to the system. This instance id can be either the DeviceConnectionId or UniqueKinectId.
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.