Intel® RealSense™ SDK

Intel® RealSense™ SDK

Develop Immersive Experiences

  • Using Intel® RealSense™ technology, integrate hand/finger tracking, facial analysis, speech recognition, augmented reality, background segmentation, and more into your apps
  • Get started by ordering the Intel® RealSense™ Developer Kit

NOTE: Intel® RealSense™ SDK Web Runtime is discontinued. More details and uninstall instructions

Developers need both the SDK and an Intel® RealSense™ camera (system-integrated or peripheral) in order to enable their apps with Intel® RealSense™ technologies.

Step 1

Camera Driver Software (required)
Uninstall any prior versions before installing.

F200 Camera Driver

Depth Camera Manager (DCM)
Build Number: (94MB)

Download 1.4 HF3     Release Notes


SR300 Camera Driver

Depth Camera Manager (DCM)
Build Number: (100MB)

Download v3.3     Release Notes


R200 Camera Driver

Depth Camera Manager (DCM)
Build Number: (110MB)

Download v2.1 HF2     Release Notes

SDK Components Download

For additional flexibility, we provided the ability to download specific RealSense capabilities rather than the full SDK. Please review below and select the best capabilities for your application.

This package provides the basic camera streaming capability and essential interfaces, and tools such as clip editing and sample browsing. All algorithm packages implicitly depends on the essential SDK package.

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Cursor Mode
For specific UI applications which requires delicate hand accuracy and stability. Has specific gestures which can be used for multiple UI purposes.

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3D Scan
Reconstructs the shape and appearance of stationary objects from a sequence of images taken from various viewing angles. Using segmentation and tracking techniques, the image sequence is converted into a 3D triangle mesh (e.g. PLY), for the purpose of simulation, editing/printing or analysis.

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User Background Segmentation
Generates a segmented image per frame which can be used to remove or replace portions of the image behind the user's head and shoulders (background).

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Face Tracking & Recognition
Identify the presence of faces in the camera’s range, or facial features on an individual face. Supports 78 landmark points for increased accuracy, true 3D face detection as well as roll, pitch, and yaw of the face.

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Full Hand Tracking and Gesture Recognition
Use only within games and applications which requires multiple hands gestures, such as Thumb Up, without the need for accurate hand tracking.

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Buy a Camera

The SDK requires an Intel® RealSense™ Camera. This is a user-facing camera.

Intel® RealSense Camera (SR300)

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Buy a Camera

The SDK requires an Intel® RealSense™ Camera. This is a world-facing camera.

Intel® RealSense Camera (R200)

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Intel® RealSense Camera Firmware

  • Firmware and driver updates for the peripheral Developer Kit 3D camera (F200)
  • Includes audio driver for your camera microphones
  • Firmware and driver updates for systems-integrated cameras will be provided by the device manufacturers

F200 Firmware Download



  • Intel RealSense technologies
  • Intel RealSense camera (F200, front-facing version)
  • 2013 Intel® Perceptual Computing SDK usages1
  • Productivity extension for Unity* games

Technical Specifications

1 The new Intel RealSense SDK for Windows does not support the same API as the 2013 Intel Perceptual Computing SDK.