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Open Kinect for Processing


This repository is for for using the Microsoft Kinect sensor with Processing. It uses the open source drivers from the libfreenect and libfreenect2 projects.

Documentation and tutorial

For more, read this online tutorial or check out the javadocs.

Kinect v1 Requirements

  • Kinect v1 (supported versions??)
  • Kinect v1 power adapter



sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0 libusb-1.0-0-dev


  • Use Zadig to install the libusbK driver for each device you wish to use. This includes installing the libusbK for all the kinect v1 drivers listed on Zadig GUI.
  • If you got the error message 'Isochronous transfer error: 1', you should try downgrade the libusbK using Older Zadig Version

Kinect v2 Requirements

  • USB 3.0 Host Controller (NEC Corporation USB 3.0, Intel Chipset)
  • Minimum Mac OS X 10.9
  • Windows 8 64 bit support
  • Kinect v2

Kinect v2 additional software

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