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Kinect for Silverlight
In this project you will find a Silverlight 5 library for the Kinect. This is made possible by using the Silverlight P/Invoke feature which will call the native Kinect SDK v1.0 API. Along with this library, we also made an event system for the most common gestures.

Silverlight library


  • Skeleton stream
  • Elevation angle

Work in progress:

  • Color stream
  • Depth stream

Do not hesitate to contact us for any remarks or tips.



  • MoveRightHandDown
  • MoveRightHandUp
  • MoveRightHandNavigating
  • MoveRightHandStopNavigating
  • MoveLeftHandDown
  • MoveLeftHandUp
  • MoveLeftHandNavigating
  • MoveLeftHandStopNavigating
  • Scale
  • Rotate
  • Translate
  • Transform
  • OnPersonEntered
  • OnPersonLeft
  • RightNavigatingClick
  • LeftNavigatingClick


  • SwipeLeft
  • SwipeRight
  • SwipeUp
  • SwipeDown

Any suggestions for new events are welcome.

Below you'll find a demonstration video of the project.



In the source code you will also find a test application as a sample of how to use the library and the events. Don't forget to run the test application out of browser with elevated trust!

 Any help is welcome! Contact us at!

Last edited May 11, 2012 at 4:11 PM by Zentrick, version 12