Updated January 12, 2023.
Did you know you can use the Xbox One Kinect as a webcam on Windows 10?
It’s true. Once you make your Kinect a webcam, you can use it to take pictures or for video calls on Microsoft Teams.
Using the Kinect as a sign-in option for Windows Hello is much easier than relying on a PIN or password, and the Kinect can recognize you much faster.
Kinect as a webcam
Microsoft stopped making the Kinect sensor and adapter in 2017, so there’s not much use for either.
Here’s what you need to install on your PC to use the Kinect as a webcam:
Once you complete these steps, open the camera app on Windows 10 to verify the Kinect is working as a webcam.
How would you use the Kinect as a webcam on Windows 10? Let us know in the comments.