Kinect and XNA.

I had created this demo using Kinect and XNA.

Now the XNA 3d car can be move using our Right hand.


Kinect for Windows SDK.

Few days back Microsoft had released Kinect for Windows SDK beta.Which allows developers to create Kinect Games/ Software for Windows platform.

System requirements.

Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor
Computer with a dual-core, 2.66-GHz or faster processor
Windows 7–compatible graphics card that supports DirectX® 9.0c capabilities
2-GB RAM (4-GB RAM recommended)


    Windows 7 (x86 or x64)
    Visual Studio 2010 Express (or other 2010 edition)
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

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Kinect SDK Code Camp: Limitless Possibilities

I`m also planning  to do similar events about Kinect Development in the near future.

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Sri Lanka .NET Forum Monthly Meeting.

I had delivered a session about XNA Game development in Sri Lanka .NET Forum June Monthly meeting.It had reached 25 attendees.

Location- Microsoft Sri Lanka.

Microsoft MVP Open day at Hyderabad, INDIA [Event Update].

19th May 2011, I had attend to MVP Open day at Hyderabad ,INDIA. It was 4 day event

for fellow MVP`s from The region. 1st day sessions was held at Hotel Ista,

Hyderabad.2nd and 3rd day sessions was held at Microsoft India development center

(MSIDC) Hyderabad .

Keynote by Amit Chatterjee – Managing Director, Microsoft India Development Center.

MVP Open day 2011 group.

Developer, IT and Consumer track sessions Delivered by Microsoft employees who

works on Microsoft Products such as Windows, Office, Visual Studio, Cloud, and

Windows Phone 7.

Meeting with Senior Program manager, Windows Phone 7 Developer tools MSIDC, India.

I also got a chance to deliver a session at the open day Event in the graveyard shift section. My session is about XNA game development.

Final day sessions was again held at the hotel Ista .After the final closing note by MVP

Lead INDIA Mr. Abhishek Kant event was come to an end.

Overall it was a great event organize for MVP`s in the region.

And had lot of knowledge and fun at the event.

Its great to see more events like this in the future.

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