The technology behind Microsoft’s enterprise-focused computer vision camera, the Azure Kinect developer kit, will soon find its way into commercial products.

Microsoft is collaborating with two companies, Analog Devices and SICK AG, to create commercial devices using Azure Kinect’s 3D Time of Flight (ToF) depth technology.

Launched in July 2019, Azure Kinect developer kit includes a 1MP ToF depth camera, seven-microphone array, 12MP RGB camera, and IMU. The unit, which is priced at $400, is only available for purchase in the US, China, the UK, Germany, and Japan.

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Microsoft says both companies will manufacture and sell the products, with Analog Devices taking the depth sensor silicon and a commercial depth camera module and…

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