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Using Kinect through USB HUB. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    I have been using a kinect 2 on a brand new Mac Mini running windows 8.1 with great success for a while now. But now Im in a need of a system with two kinects2 devices connected. Using only one at a time though.

    It seems that the 2.0 API does not support enumeration of kinect devices? At least I couldn't find the needed methods in the SDK. To avoid connecting and disconnection USB cables I have put a USB 3.0 HUB with individual power switches in between. It started out running perfekt but after a system reboot I only get 5-8 FPS when using the kinect through the HUB.

    I have found that if the Kinect is connected directly to the mini first and then the USB hub i connected using the same USB port in the mini as the kinect was, the FPS is back to 30 FPS?

    Any clues of what is going on?

    Thanks

    Jens

    Tuesday, May 3, 2016 7:10 AM