Microsoft releases Kinect for Windows SDK (beta)

The Kinect for Windows SDK beta is a programming toolkit for application developers. It enables the academic and enthusiast communities easy access to the capabilities offered by the Microsoft Kinect device connected to computers running the Windows 7 operating system.

This SDK includes the following features:

* Raw sensor streams

* Skeletal tracking

* Advanced audio capabilities

* Sample code and documentation

* Easy installation

This SDK is designed for non-commercial purposes only; a commercial version is expected to be available at a later date.