Kinect for Windows SDK: Community Update and Next Steps


July 18, 2011


Anoop Gupta and Stewart Tansley


Microsoft Research


In this session at Faculty Summit 2011, Anoop Gupta describes the Kinect for Windows SDK, provides an overview of its functionality and applications, and introduces how you can get started developing on the platform yourself. He wraps up with a discussion of future requirements and directions.


Anoop Gupta and Stewart Tansley

Stewart Tansley is a senior research program manager responsible for devices in Natural User Interactions in External Research at Microsoft Research. Before joining Microsoft in 2001, he spent 13 years in the telecommunications industry in software research and development, focusing on technology transfer. He has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence applied to Engineering from Loughborough University, UK. He has published a variety of papers on robotics, artificial intelligence and network management, several patents, and has co-authored a book on software engineering for AI applications. In 2009 he co-edited The Fourth Paradigm, a book collating visionary essays on the emerging field of data-intensive science.


  • Portrait of Anoop Gupta

    Anoop Gupta

  • Portrait of Stewart Tansley

    Stewart Tansley