Kinesthesia Toolkit for Microsoft Kinect - University of Leeds NI LabVIEW Programming API for Microsoft Kinect SDK

  • Drag-and-drop functionality for easy development
  • Kinect for Windows SDK 1.5 and 1.0 compatibility
  • Immediate access to RGB camera, depth camera, and skeletal tracking functions of Kinect
  • Basic LabVIEW skills required
  • Installs to NI Vision and Motion Functions Palette
  • Example program included
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Initially developed for medical rehabilitation and surgical tools at the University of Leeds, the Kinesthesia Toolkit for Microsoft Kinect helps experienced and new NI LabVIEW programmers quickly access the popular functions of the Microsoft Kinect camera such as RGB video, depth camera, and skeletal tracking.

The toolkit was designed with the same programming paradigm as hardware drivers (for example, NI-DAQmx) and comes fully packaged using JKI's VI Packet Manager to ensure easy installation of the functions in your LabVIEW palette.

Additional Required Software
-Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework
-Microsoft Kinect SDK 1.0 or 1.5
-.NET 4.0 Assemblies LabVIEW Hotfix

The toolkit was developed by mechanical engineering students from the University of Leeds in 2011 and 2012. Their project page is listed under the Resources tab.

Support Information:
Support for this product is provided at the Discussion Forum of the LabVIEW @ Leeds Mechanical Engineering community page

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