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Kinect Interaction with WPF and Beyond

by András Velvárt

Creating Kinect-enabled applications with hand-cursor interaction.

What you'll learn

The Kinect Interaction extension for the Kinect for Windows SDK allows you to create WPF (and other) applications that the user can interact with using a hand cursor that follows the movement of their hands much like a mouse cursor follows the movement of the mouse. This course will show how creating such an application can be as easy as creating with a mouse. You will also learn how to customize the look and feel of controls provided by Microsoft, and dig even deeper to completely control the interaction model or use Kinect Interaction outside of WPF.

About the author

András is passionate about user experience, working mostly with XAML technologies. He is an 8-time Microsoft MVP awardee, currently in the Windows Developer / Emerging Experiences category, which deals with Speech, Inking, HoloLens, Kinect, and the Microsoft Band. He conceptualized and worked on well-known Windows Phone apps, such the hit game SongArc and SurfCube 3D Browser, and developed / consulted / architected several WPF, Silverlight and Windows Store projects, from small apps to large ent... more

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