Intel® RealSense™ SDK

Intel® RealSense™ SDK

Develop Immersive Experiences

Intel® RealSense™ SDK for Windows

Innovate with Intel® RealSense™ Technology

Be a part of the first innovators and create a whole new user experience. Intel® RealSense™ technology, a combination of hardware, software, and a 3D camera, changes how users interact with their devices and the world around them. Developers can incorporate 3D capabilities, hand tracking, facial analysis, voice command, new collaboration technologies, and more. Learn more on the consumer site.

Transform Your Apps with New Senses with the Intel® RealSense™ SDK and an Intel® RealSense™ 3D Camera

With the SDK and an Intel-developed 3D camera, you can differentiate your app and create new experiences. Both tools are required to enable apps with Intel RealSense technologies.

Intel® RealSense™ SDK

To create great apps that take full advantage of Intel RealSense technologies and the amazing Intel® RealSense™ 3D camera, download the Intel RealSense SDK for Windows. Supported usages include hand/ finger tracking, facial analysis, speech recognition and synthesis, background segmentation, augmented reality, and more. Learn more on the Details page.

What’s New!

Technical Specifications


Required Hardware

4th generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processor
8GB free hard disk space
Supported systems: Ultrabook™ devices, notebooks, 2 in 1’s, and all-in-one PCs
An Intel® RealSense™ 3D Camera F200 (system-integrated or peripheral version)

Required OS

Microsoft Windows* 8.1 OS 64-bit Desktop Mode

Coming Soon**

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 New UI (Metro) Mode
  • Support for Android*
Supported Intel® RealSense 3D Cameras

F200 – Front-facing
Others coming soon**

Supported Languages

C++, JavaScript*
C# (Microsoft .Net* 4.0 Framework is required)
Java*, (JDK 1.7.0_11 or later)
Processing* 2.1.2 or later

IDE used for Samples and Tutorials

Microsoft Visual Studio* 2010-2013 with service pack 1 or newer, Unity* PRO 4. 1. 0 or later for Unity game development

Supported browsers for JavaScript development

Microsoft Internet Explorer* 10.0.13
Google Chrome* 33.0.1750.146
Mozilla Firefox* 27.0.1

Intel® RealSense™ 3D Camera

Along with the SDK, developers use the Intel® RealSense™ 3D Camera to integrate the features and capabilities of Intel RealSense technologies into apps. The device is an Intel-developed depth camera that supports full VGA depth resolution, full 1080p RGB resolution, and includes dual microphones.

Learn more at Intel RealSense 3D camera details.

Major OEMs will Ship Systems with Integrated Intel RealSense 3D Cameras Soon

Devices with integrated Intel® RealSense™ 3D Cameras will ship on Ultrabook™ devices, notebooks, 2 in 1s, and all-in-one PCs from major OEMs by end of 2014 and in 2015. These cameras support Intel RealSense technologies and represent a tremendous growth and market opportunity for developers by creating innovative apps with these features and capabilities.

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