How to get the Kinect scanner operational on the computer

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How to get the Kinect scanner operational on the computer:
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First, go to:
https:// developer.microsoft*com/en-us/windows/hardware/3d-print/scanning-with-kinect
Click on: Download and run the "Kinect Configuration Verifier tool" to check your system configuration.
Run: KinectConfigurationVerifierSetup.exe

Second, go to:
https:// www.microsoft*com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=40278
Click on: "click here to download manually"
Run: 2 -KinectSDK-v1.8-Setup.exe

Third, go to:
https:// www.microsoft*com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44561
Click on: "click here to download manually"
Run: KinectSDK-v2.0_1409-Setup.exe

Fourth, go to:
https:// www.microsoft*com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=40276
Click on: "click here to download manually"
Run: KinectDeveloperToolkit-v1.8.0-Setup.exe

Fifth, get a scan program such as:
ReconstructMe http:// reconstructme*net/

Now, if only someone would post exact directions on "How to make a 'hairy' design" -I would love that!

Thanks, glad I found these, they might be handy. Just discovered we actually have a Kinect from the X Box years and hope to try it out once we get the adapter/connector needed.

You are welcome.

The Kinect is really great. Avoid having shadows on the subject, equal lightening (or, even no lighting) works the best.
Also, I found Meshmixer to be a great clean up program for scans. There is an excellent course by HoneyPoint on Meshmixer if you need it.

If you have any issues/questions getting your Kinect to work, or getting a good scan, let me know.


Good to know, ta. I have Lynda.com so will check there and see if there's anything useful for Meshmixer.
I've watched two methods of cleaning up in Meshmixer I found interesting, from bigfilsing on YouTube. 3D scan cleanup/repair Method 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0r5AjeE2VY and there's a Method 2. I think I like these because they show not so much what the tools do but a method(s) to follow using the tools.

Those are good resources.

I found HoneyPoint3D to be the best for learning Meshmixer, https://education.honeypoint3d.com/

I look forward to seeing your awesome scans!