what is the difference between kinect for windows 1.8V and V2? RRS feed

  • Question

  • AS i am a beginner for kinect for windows. I want to develop an application in kinect for windows 1.8V. is it forward compatibility with V2.Please let me know the answer so that i can get started with it. 
    Saturday, July 5, 2014 7:47 AM

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  • Each sensor has its own SDK. SDK (1.8 or 2) are different and can't be used for both sensors.

    But, you can start developing using Kinect v1.8 SDK/Sensor and later upgrade your code (few API changes, naming convention...) to handle new v2 SDK/Sensor.

    Vincent Guigui Innovative Technologies Expert at OCTO Technology Kinect For Windows MVP award

    Monday, July 7, 2014 7:10 PM