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The Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 includes the following:
Drivers for using Kinect v2 sensors on a computer running Windows 8 (x64), Windows 8.1 (x64), and Windows Embedded Standard 8 (x64)
Application programming interfaces (APIs) and device interfaces
Supported Operating System
Embedded 8 Standard, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
Recommended Hardware Configuration
- 64-bit (x64) processor
- 4 GB Memory (or more)
- Physical dual-core 3.1 GHz (2 logical cores per physical) or faster processor
- USB 3.0 controller dedicated to the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor*
- DX11 capable graphics adapter**
- A Microsoft Kinect v2 sensor, which includes a power hub and USB cabling
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- Downoad Kinect SDK v2.0
- Make sure the Kinect sensor is not plugged into any of the USB ports on the computer.
- From the download location, double-click on KinectSDK-v2.0_1409-Setup.exe
- Once the Kinect for Windows SDK has completed installing successfully, ensure the Kinect sensor is connected to the power hub and the power hub is plugged into an outlet. Plug the USB cable from the power hub into a USB 3.0 port on your computer. Driver installation will begin automatically.
- Wait for driver installation to complete. You can verify that installation has completed by launching Device Manager and verifying that "KinectSensor Device" exists in the device list. Note:On first plugin, the firmware on the device will be updated. This may result in the device enumeration happening several times in the first minute.
- Installation is now complete.