Since the Kinect for Windows sensor and SDK arrived, the team has been adding more features and countries in which the product is available at a fair old clip. Today they released version 1.5 of the Kinect for Windows runtime and SDK.
Kinect for Windows hardware is now available in Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan and beginning next month it will arrive in 15 additional countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, India, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.
The 1.5 SDK also brings a number of new capabilities, all of which are detailed on the Kinect for Windows blog. Some highlights include
Having seen what the Kinect Accelerator teams are building with Kinect for Windows, I’m now even more excited to see what the new groups of developers who have access are going to build. I’ll have a few big name customers to talk about next week and show you what they’re doing with it!