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Xbox One Kinect

Xbox One Kinect (Kinect V2) manufactured by Microsoft has the following features:

  • 4 channel audio input (linear array)
  • USB interface

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 8 64bit with USB3.0 (See the Kinect SDK recommended environment)
  • Ubuntu is not yet supported

 Xbox One Kinect Tutorials on Windows

Xboc One Kinect Installation Instructions

  • Download the latest HARK for Windows on your Windows PC from here and install it.
  • Download the latest Xbox One Kinect driver on your Windows PC from here and install it.

Device setup

Plug your Xbox One Kinect into a USB 3.0 port of your Windows8 64bit PC.
The device can be seen as an sound recording device.

How to use your Xbox One Kinect in HARK

We suppose you've read the HARK document in HARK Documentation page, and you have an intermediate level skill of HARK network file construction.

To use your Xbox One Kinect in HARK, put AudioStreamFromMic module on the network and set its parameters as follows:
Name Type Value Explanation
LENGTH int 512 Number of samples in one frame
ADVANCE int 160 Shift length
CHANNEL_COUNT int 4 Number of microphone channels
SAMPLING_RATE int 16000 Sampling rate of the audio stream
DEVICE_TYPE string DS Category of the sensors
DEVICE string kinectv2 Device name