Microsoft promotes Kinect app development with Windows SDK release

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Microsoft promotes Kinect app development with Windows SDK release.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/02/Af2jI0.jpg[/newsimage]With an announcement on The Official Microsoft Blog this week stating that a non-commercial Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit will be released in the next few months, it appears that mainstream Kinect hacking may arrive sooner than we had anticipated.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-promotes-kinect-app-development-with-windows-sdk-release-40481/](http://www.myce.com/news/microsoft-promotes-kinect-app-development-with-windows-sdk-release-40481/)


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I’m a supporter of both consoles. I “own” a PS3 and 360, and I favor the P$3 personally. But I got to give credit where its due. So my respect to to you M$. Bill Gates, you are wise and have learned from others. It remind us that there’s a human being running the company… Thanks


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The 180 degree change in policy is good to see, but their initial resistance to Kinect being used for non-Xbox purposes was pretty lame.


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[QUOTE=SciFer;2576764]But I got to give credit where its due. So my respect to to you M$. Bill Gates, you are wise and have learned from others. It remind us that there’s a human being running the company… Thanks[/QUOTE]Gates is chairman of the board and not directly involved in company product decisions.


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[QUOTE=RTV71;2576894]Gates is chairman of the board and not directly involved in company product decisions.[/QUOTE]

I’d imagine his opinion carries a fair bit of weight though. :wink:

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