Kinect for Windows hardware is tested, optimized, and designed to operate on computers running Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Embedded Standard 7, and Windows Embedded POSReady 7. It also provides a fully supported end-user experience.
The Kinect for Windows sensor is available in the United States, for a suggested retail price of US$249. For qualified students and faculty in the United States, we offer academic pricing on Kinect for Windows sensors.
In addition, the Kinect for Windows sensor is available through Microsoft distributors in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
Whether you need a wall-mount kit or floor stand to hold your Kinect for Windows sensor, you can find these and other accessories online at the Microsoft Store or Amazon.
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Note: The sensor unit does not ship with any software, and will only operate with applications that are developed for Kinect for Windows. In addition, the Kinect for Windows sensor is intended to be used with the Kinect for Windows SDK or an application that was developed with this SDK. The SDK includes drivers, APIs, sample code, and more.
Learn more about the Kinect for Windows SDK