I Wish you a Happy New Year 2014

Time for a new beginning, new days and a new year. I hope this is going to be very very special year for all of us. New year brings new ideas, new hopes and of course courage to overcome all the new challenges.  I wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous new year 2014. May you get more and more successes in the year 2014 and achieve all your goal that you have set for.  May this new year bring many new opportunities in your way and you can take best of it.

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.NET Tips and Tricks from Daily .NET Tips – July and August 2013 Links

Daily .NET Tips is aiming to sharing useful coding tips and tricks for .NET Developers. This site completely design for sharing Tips and Tricks, useful Code Snippet which anyone use in daily development work and targeted anything related with .NET.   In this post I am quickly listing down all the tips shared over the month of July and August 2013.

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Kinect Status Notifier – Notify Kinect Status in System Tray

The Kinect Status Notifier, will pops up a notification in system tray whenever this changes in sensor status.   This can be very useful for Kinect for windows SDK based application.

To understand the flow of the Kinect status and the scenarios on which it can occur in a simpler way, refer the diagram below. Once the device is plugged in and power is turned off it will goes to “Not Powered” state, similarly for unplugging the device from USB port will returns the “Disconnected” status. If you plugged it in back or turn the power on, first it will in “Initializing” state before turns into “Connected” state.

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Presenting at Microsoft User Group Hyderabad – UG Meet – Hyderabad 23rd Feb 2013

Microsoft User Group Hyderabad (MUGH ) invites you to monthly User Group Meet on 23rd Feb’13 . This monthly UG meet scheduled on coming Saturday (23rd Feb  – from  9:00 A.M ) at Infotech Enterprises Ltd, Hyderabad.

I will  be delivering a session on “Kinect for Windows SDK” and will talk about how we can build a gesture enabled and speech recognized application; this is what we called building Natural User Interface (NUI) application. I will also walk you through with different features of Kinect SDK such as capturing Infrared data Stream, Getting Sensor Accelerometer data, tracking human body joints and something around Face Tracking. 

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Get the IR Stream and control the IR Emitter – Kinect for Windows SDK

In this post I am going to talk about how to capture the Infrared stream from the Kinect sensor and control the IR emitter using Kinect for Window SDK. This feature is available with the Kinect for Windows SDK v1.6. The major components for a Kinect device consists of a depth sensor, color camera, IR Emitter, and a set of microphones with everything secured inside box. The box is attached to a small motor working as the base that enables the device to be tilted.

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I wish you a Happy New Year 2013

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Wish you and your family a very happy and prosperous new year 2013.  May this new year bring many new opportunities your way to explore every joy of life. I Hope this new year fills your life with happiness and perfect health always, much more success and happiness. Be Safe ! Stay Safe

As we wind up with year 2012, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all the visitors, readers, followers of my blog for their encouragement, feedbacks and support. 

Many Thanks,
Abhijit

Kinect Book : Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide

I am very happy and pleased to announce the availability of my book “Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide”. The purpose of this coverpage1book is to explain how to develop applications using the Kinect for Windows SDK. If you are a beginner and looking to start developing applications using the Kinect for Windows SDK, and if you want to build motion-sensing , speech-recognizing applications with Kinect, this book is for you.  This book uses C# and WPF in the examples, so you need to know the basics of C# and WPF. If you are a student with basic C# programming knowledge and having basic understanding of WPF and interested to learn about Kinect SDK, you can also read this book.

Quick Overview:

  • Building application using Kinect for Windows SDK.
  • Covers the Kinect for Windows SDK v1.6
  • A practical step-by-step tutorial to make learning easy for a beginner.
  • A detailed discussion of all the APIs involved and the explanations of their usage in detail
  • Procedures for developing motion-sensing applications and also methods used to enable speech recognition

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Thank You ! Wishing you all Merry Christmas

imageHere’s wishing you all the joys of the season. Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year in advance. May this good times become the golden memories of tomorrow for all of you and bring abundant happiness in your life.

It’s been few months I kept my self absent from the blogging due to some other priorities. I have couple of good news to share; will share with all of you very soon. I would like to express my sincere thanks to all the visitors, readers, followers of my blog for their encouragement, feedbacks and continuous support. Please keep visiting and share your feedback.

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