Hardware Support

Capabilities and Features

Using Image Acquisition Toolbox™, you can acquire data from Microsoft® Kinect for Windows into MATLAB® and Simulink®. Microsoft Kinect for Windows is a natural interaction device with an RGB camera and 3D depth sensor.

Microsoft Kinect for Windows can be used to realize applications in fields such as robotics, kinesiology, and civil engineering. For example, you can steer a robot using Kinect by constructing a model of its surroundings with the 3D depth sensor.

Hardware Support

Hardware Model MATLAB Release Limitations
Kinect for Windows v1 R2013a and later  
Kinect for Windows v2 R2016a and later Requires Windows 8 or later
Kinect for Xbox One (with Kinect Adapter for Windows) R2016a and later Requires Windows 8 or later

Note: Kinect for Xbox 360 is not supported by the support package.

Platform and Release Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.

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