Kinect for Windows SDK now supports Windows 8, Microsoft announced it today in a blog post. The new version of the SDK also supports Visual Studio 2012 along with the new Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5. It also lets the Kinect hardware work on a version of Windows that is running on a virtual machine. The blog post states:
- By using the updated Kinect for Windows SDK, you can develop a Kinect for Windows solution for Windows 8 desktop applications.
- The latest SDK supports development with Visual Studio 2012 and the new Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.
- The Kinect for Windows sensor now works on Windows running in a virtual machine (VM) and has been tested with the following VM environments: Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare, and Parallels.