Kinect Adapter for Windows by Microsoft

Connect Kinect to a PC or tablet

Create custom apps and experiences that bring the power of Kinect to Windows. This USB 3.0 adapter lets you take advantage of Kinect’s advanced skeletal tracking, enhanced noise isolation, wider field of view, 1080p HD camera, precise gesture recognition, and low-light capabilities. Then publish your apps to the Windows Store. 

Build interactive apps for Windows that can use the power and precision of the Xbox One Kinect sensor. Kinect not included.


System requirements


64-bit (x64) processor, physical dual-core 3.10 GHz (2 logical cores per physical) or faster processor

Operating system

Windows 8 or 8.1, or Windows Embedded 8




Graphics card that supports DirectX 11


USB 3.0 controller dedicated to the Kinect for Windows v2 sensor