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Windows Gets “Kinectified” this Spring

Written on February 22, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Listen gamers! A non-commercial Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit will be out this spring. Good news, right?

This Spring, gets -ed!

As it turns out, “the right time” for to release an official non-commercial Software Development Kit is Spring time. The report was revealed during Microsoft’s “show-and-tell discussion” also known as TechForum. The company’s chief research and strategy office Craig Mundie, along with Interactive Entertainment Business president Don Mattrick, revealed their plans to release the as a free download this Spring. The projects is a “collaboration” between Microsoft Research and IEB and promises to “give academic researchers and enthusiasts access to key pieces of the Kinect system — such as the audio , system application programming interfaces and direct control of the Kinect itself.”

As quoted from the official Microsoft Blog:

“This morning, Craig and Don Mattrick, president, Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB), announced plans to release a non-commercial Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit, or SDK, this spring.”

Are you ready for some Kinect-filled Spring?

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