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5$ ebooks offer from PacktPub

It has been sometimes since my last article. As a way to apologize and to wish a very good new year, I would to share with you an amazing eBook offer.


Packt Publishing is a British book publisher who has already published more than 2000 DRM-free ebooks and videos for IT professionals and for whom I had reviewed some Kinect ebooks.


They currently have a short time offer any ebook for 5$, this offer will last until Tuesday January 6th. So don’t miss it.
PacktPub 5$ offer
Packt Publishing catalog goes from mobile development, cloud services architecture, web app, Kinect interaction and even RaspberryPi or Arduino cookbooks.

Nouveau livre: Augmented Reality with Kinect

Augmented Reality with Kinect

Auteur: Rui Wang
Langue: Anglais
122 pages
Juillet 2013


  • Explication des principales fonctionnalités de l’API Kinect dont le streaming, le skeleton tracking et le face tracking
  • Des exemples simples pour comprendre les API Kinect
  • Comment développer un jeu de type Fruit Ninja avec Kinect et des techniques de réalité augmentée Continuer la lecture

Kinect in Motion – Audio and Visual Tracking by Example (2013)

Auteur:Clemente Giorio, Massimo Fascinari
Langue: Anglais
105 pages
Mai 2013

Résumé (en anglais)

  • Step-by-step examples on how to master the essential features of Kinect technology
  • Fully-functioning code samples ready to expand and adjust to your need
  • Compact and handy reference on how to adopt a multimodal user interface in your application Continuer la lecture

Programming With the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit: Add Gesture and Posture Recognition to Your Applications

Auteur: David Catuhe
Langue: Anglais
ISBN: 0735666814
224 pages
Septembre 2012
Sur Amazon (Broché)
Sur Amazon (version Kindle)

Présentation de l’éditeur (en anglais)

Create rich experiences for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Developer Preview with this pragmatic guide to the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK). The author, a developer evangelist for Microsoft, walks you through Kinect sensor technology and the SDK—providing hands-on insights for how to add gesture and posture recognition to your apps. If you’re skilled in C# and Windows Presentation Foundation, you’ll learn how to integrate Kinect in your applications and begin writing UIs and controls that can handle Kinect interaction. Continuer la lecture