#1 Posted by brites101 (8 posts) -

PCgamer.com just released this piece of news

http://www.pcgamer.com/2014/07/07/kinect-for-windows-v2-to-release-july-15/

Despite being true or not, i couldn't stop consider buying one for my pc.

What would you like to see in a PC kinect?

#2 Posted by spraynardtatum (2959 posts) -

No thank you!

#3 Posted by Amafi (767 posts) -

I might. I can think of a LOT of cool uses for a kinect. It's just that none of those uses are games.
I'm already signed up for the MVA class on programming for it: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/liveevents/programming-the-kinect-for-windows-jump-start

Hopefully they've got some cool stuff to show off there.

#4 Edited by MB (12416 posts) -

The interesting use for me would as a Track IR alternative, but the sample rate is just far too low. No thanks. TrackIR 5 is 120 fps, Kinect is 30.

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#5 Posted by Brendan (7811 posts) -

I have no use for it but people did a lot of cool things with the first Windows compatible Kinect so giddy up!

#6 Posted by Amafi (767 posts) -

@mb: I'd be interested in using it to drive animation rigs, and a bit of 3d scanning, mainly. You can do a lot of the same stuff with a couple webcams but its a nice little unit and once hackers get a hold of it and make libraries for it it's gonna be fun stuff.

Like I said, I don't expect I'd ever use one to play games at all, it's terrible tech for it.