After Microsoft decided to stop production of units of Kinect in 2017, it seems that it reverse its decision, where the company introduced a new version of the Kinect during the Mobile World MWC in Barcelona today. But this time, the device will operate with the service to the Azure AI.
The company launched a device name Azure Kinect to compete with it and with the work platform, which contains a sensor of the depth camera, a high definition and a collection of microphones, this in addition to the camera produces three-dimensional images of products.
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According to Microsoft, the device has become dedicated to the uses of the process of this time, it contains sensor depth precisely 1 MP, and a set of microphones at an angle of 7 degrees, this is in addition to the RGB camera 12-megapixel sensor and guidance. The size of the device is 5 inches, while with a thickness of 1.5 mm.
In this way, the device is appropriate for companies, where they are able to take three-dimensional images and to collect data to provide smart solutions to more sophisticated using the services of the Azure cloud from Microsoft.
As police described the device, it is a smart device, can see and hear, preferably around him, he understands the surrounding environment and objects and movements, and this thanks to the support of artificial intelligence.
There are already a number of companies that have begun testing this new device, including the Datamesh and Ocuvera and Ava. It is currently available for pre-order at a price of $ 399.