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[ZDNet]Commercial version of Kinect for Windows development kit due in early 2012

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Microsoft is planning to launch a version of its Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) licensed for commercial use in early 2012.

Microsoft delivered a beta of a software development kit (SDK) enabling the Kinect sensor to work with Windows PCs in mid-June 2011. But this SDK was licensed for non-commercial use only.
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So uhh, What do you guys think?
    
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Good Now I might have a reason to buy kinect now that I would be able to fully utilize it on my PC, granted I would need to develop my own games for which i would totally be down for!
 
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Intersting mmhhh.. How could I use this with the computer..
Edited by sdhsbaseball - 10/31/11 at 6:45am
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Well they did release the kit for use in FIRST FRC robotics. So I figured it was only a matter of time before the software went to Windows itself.
     
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My bets that the porn industry will whip something out before anyone else on this one...
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Great,but.....What about games? They are all for Xbox 360.
 
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Great,but.....What about games? They are all for Xbox 360.
They don't have to be. The kinetic is for the computer, so you can create computer games for kinetic.
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My bets that the porn industry will whip something out before anyone else on this one...
This. My mine just started spinning in circles over the weird ideas the porn industry could come up with for this.
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