Simulink Support for Kinect

version (1.53 MB) by Takashi Chikamasa
Simulink Support for Kinect is a set of Simulink blocks interfaced with OpenNI and Kinect SDK.


Updated 1 Sep 2016

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Simulink Support for Kinect consists of IMAQ, Image, IR, Depth, Motion and Skeleton blocks to achieve real-time image data acquisition from Kinect devices such as Microsoft Kinect or ASUS Xtion PRO under Simulink simulation environment.
It works with 32bit/64bit version of MATLAB R2010b or later in Windows7 32bit/64bit and it requires the following 3rd party software:
[C MEX Compiler]
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition (VC++)
- Microsoft Windows SDK 7.1

[To use OpenNI]
- OpenNI
- PrimeSense NITE
- PrimeSensor Module

[To use Microsoft Kinect SDK ]
- Microsoft Kinect for Windows SDK v1.6

For more detailed information, please refer to document in the zip file and help of the blocks.

[Optional MATLAB products]
- Computer Vision System Toolbox (highly recommended)
- DSP System Toolbox (to acquire Kinect Microphone Array data)
- Simulink Coder (to generate *.exe file)

Cite As

Takashi Chikamasa (2022). Simulink Support for Kinect (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2010b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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