Developing New Experiences

H17 Developing with Azure Kinect - Understanding the Human Body


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Andreas Erben

CTO for MR and Applied AI


Azure Kinect is the latest iteration of the widely successful Kinect depth sensor that enables understanding human beings. Kinect is all grown up with a modern powerful set of APIs allowing development on multiple operating system platforms.

This session will introduce the developer experience and how to develop for Azure Kinect, from working with the sensor streams of the device, to accessing skeletal tracking of human bodies.

Attendees will learn about scenarios they can implement with skeletal tracking. Through specific examples, developers and decision makers will understand how to leverage the technology in real applications.

The foreseeable future of Azure Kinect and news in the related and hardware ecosystem will also be discussed, how it relates to related Cloud Services, the MetaVerse, and technologies such as Microsoft Mesh.

You will learn:

  • Understand what Azure Kinect can do
  • See the APIs and how to develop for Azure Kinect
  • Hear about the future of this tech and how it relates to the MetaVerse