Official Kinect Drivers for Windows and Ubuntu Linux from PrimeSense Available for Download

PrimeSense, the company behind the Natural Interaction & 3D depth sensing solutions (NUI technology), has made available the official drivers for Windows and for the Ubuntu distribution of Linux.According to the documentation accompanying the downloads, the Kinect drivers are designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit only) and Linux […]

PrimeSense, the company behind the Natural Interaction & 3D depth sensing solutions (NUI technology), has made available the official drivers for Windows and for the Ubuntu distribution of Linux.

According to the documentation accompanying the downloads, the Kinect drivers are designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32-bit only) and Linux Ubuntu 10.10 and later (x86 and x64).

Both the binaries and the additional resources can be grabbed free of charge via OpenNI, a project supported by PrimeSense, Willow Garage and Side-kick.

The following releases can already be downloaded: OpenNI 1.0 Alpha build 23 binaries for Win32; OpenNI 1.0 Alpha build 23 binaries for Ubuntu 10.10 32bit; and OpenNI 1.0 Alpha build 23 binaries for Ubuntu 10.10 64bit.

Download: OpenNI