Visual Studio 2015 Preview + ASP.NET 5

  I have been following the progression of ASP.NET in particular in relation to the changes made for ASP.NET 5. I’m going to take a look under the covers of Visual Studio 2015 preview at the command line underpinnings of…

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A Lap Around the Kinect for Windows V2 SDK

  A recording from a recent talk with Mike Taulty at NDC LONDON 2014 Content and demos, including: Intro to the Kinect v2 for Windows Hardware and SDK Architecture of the Kinect V2 software components Programming Model Body tracking data…

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Kinecting XAML + Unity

Following on from my previous post where I showed how easy it is to interact with Kinect data inside the unity 3D environment I wondered how I might manipulate 3D game objects using Kinect gestures within a Windows store app.…

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Kinect 4 Windows V2 – Unity 3D

After installing the Kinect v2 SDK from here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44561 you can also download the supporting Unity 3D plugins here http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=513177. Note that the plugins require Unity 3D Pro and they expose APIs for Kinect for Windows core functionality, visual gesture…

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Openframeworks + Kinect 4 Windows V2

OpenFrameworks I am in the process of reviewing various frameworks for visualising my Kinect windows store apps because prototyping ideas Direct3D is a bit labour intensive. My attention has turned towards Openframeworks. This is the official description: openFrameworks is an…

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Web Application Template Push Notifications

Web App Template The Web Application Template (WAT) is a great way to create a presence in the Windows App Stores if you already have a suitable web application. It provides a native application wrapper which provides code to hook…

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