Kinect Fusion, Microsoft’s 3-D Modeling Technology, Is Coming To The Kinect For Windows SDK

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http://techcrunch.com – Kinect Fusion, the Microsoft Research project which uses the Kinect sensor to create 3D models of objects and environments, will be made available in the Kinect for Windows SDK, Microsoft announced today. No word yet on when exactly that integration will go live, however – Microsoft only confirmed it will come in “a future release” of the developer toolkit. That same SDK was just updated in October, however, which brought a number of new features, including access to extended-range depth data beyond 4 meters – a necessary upgrade for something like Kinect Fusion to prop (IT news)