The Kinect for Windows sensor unit is intended to be used with Kinect for Windows Commercial SDK and/or an application that was developed using the Kinect for Windows Commercial SDK and associated runtime software.
Note: The sensor unit does not ship with any software, and will only operate with an application developed for Kinect for Windows.
Utilize Kinect skeletal-tracking, sophisticated microphone array, and other sensor technologies
Link computers to Kinect devices running Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview
Use the Kinect for Windows SDK to build applications with C++, C#, or Visual Studio Basic by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Explore the limitless opportunities to transform products, processes, and businesses
Run applications built with the Kinect for Windows Commercial Software Development Kit (SDK)
The Kinect for Windows Commercial Software Development Kit is licensed to users and not sold. Using the SDK requires acceptance of software license agreement available in the product manual and at http://support.xbox.com/en-US/kinect. You accept these terms by using the Kinect for Windows sensor. You may not copy or reverse engineer the software. This product is not for use with the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. Warranty terms available in enclosed product manual.