Microsoft Kinect and PowerPoint working together

Last updated on May 1st, 2020

You can control PowerPoint presentations by using gestures and Kinect platform. If you were asking yourself how to use the Kinect SDK to do basic gesture recognition to control PowerPoint here are some ideas.

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In order to control your PowerPoint presentations with Kinect you need Kinect for Windows SDK and Microsoft Office. There are libraries that helps to build Kinect based presentations in PowerPoint but you can also download free software to do that.

Here you can see a Kinect Microsoft PowerPoint demo ready (view). Kinect for Developers has a free SDK that you can download now from Kinect for Windows.

The Kinect for Windows SDK includes APIs, sample code, and drivers. Developers can create rich experiences by using Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview.

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Here we can see a live example.