Release: KinectTools, v0.3

Release Type: Production
Version: 0.3
Release Notes

Source code is available on GitHub.

Changes since KinectTools 0.2

  • Significantly improved performance.
  • Inverted depth buffer output (now near=light, far=dark).
  • Added Accelerometer output.
  • Added Device ID input (to select among multiple Kinects connected to the same host).

Known Issues

  • Color fringes on RGB image.
  • Kinect model 1414 is supported, but Kinect model 1473 is not supported.

Release: KinectTools, v0.2

Release Type: Production
Version: 0.2
Release Notes

Changes since KinectTools 0.1

  • Works in 32bit and 64bit mode.
  • Fixed crash when stopping and restarting composition.
  • Fixed depth image orientation.
  • Applied gamma curve and alpha channel to depth image. (For a given pixel, alpha transparent == Kinect couldn't determine depth.)
  • Added sample composition.

Known Issues

  • Color fringes on RGB image.
  • The USB driver is still dropping a lot of frames (so the effective framerate is about half what it could be).
  • Doesn't handle multiple Kinects simultaneously.

Release: KinectTools, v0.1

Release Type: Beta
Version: 0.1
Release Notes

Initial release, based on libfreenect.

Known Issues

  • Only works in 64bit mode.
  • Not thoroughly tested.