Kinect for Windows v2 is based on the same core technology as Kinect for Xbox One, including a new sensor.
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Developer
Microsoft
Type
Skeletal tracking
Technique
Time-of-flight camera
Platforms
MS Windows
Frequency
30 Hz
Resolution
1920×1080 (RGB camera)
512×424 pixels (depth image)
Precision
 
Accuracy
 
Latency
 60-80 ms [1]
Field of view
 
Range
 
Release date
November 22, 2013 (Developer Preview kits)
July 2014 (public beta preorder)
ETA later in 2014
Price
$199

History

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/kinectforwindows/Purchase/developer-sku.aspx

Description


Features

The device available with the Xbox One won't work on PC because it uses a proprietary connector and Microsoft is not planning to release an adapter for it [2].

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/kinectforwindows/discover/features.aspx

Specifications

http://www.develop-online.net/news/43328/Next-Xbox-leak-reveals-Kinect-2-specs

Media



Articles

The Kinect 2.0 : http://doc-ok.org/?p=584

In the media

The New Generation Kinect for Windows Sensor is Coming Next Year at MSDN Blogs - May 23, 2013
Xbox One Kinect for Windows Developers Priced at $399 at IGN - June 26, 2013

Relevant forum threads

http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/27eh4v/kinect_2_for_windows_preorders_have_opened_today/
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/27pbl5/kinect_v2_for_pc_199_ships_in_july/
http://www.reddit.com/r/oculus/comments/2au31o/kinect2_latency_is_6080ms_video_included/
https://developer.oculusvr.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=9868

References

  1. ^ Kinect2 Latency is 60-80ms - Video included
  2. ^ Microsoft: Kinect for Xbox One will not work on PCs at Ars Technica - June 27, 2013

External links

Official website
Kinect for Windows Blog