Overview of 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

Innovate with Intel® RealSense™ SDK

Intel® RealSense™ SDK can create the next generation of natural, immersive, and intuitive software applications. It has many capabilities: facial recognition, hand gesture, background removal, 3D Scanning and much more.

The Intel RealSense SDK supports two cameras: F200 and SR300.

Full Hand Gesture Recognition
Tracking Joints, Gesture Recognition

Cursor Mode
UI interactions, High accuracy and stability, Specific gestures

User Segmentation
Digital Green Screen, User Segmentation, Video Collaboration

3D Scanning
3D Scan, Mesh Data, Digital Render

What’s New

Technical Specifications

Required Hardware

F200: 4th generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processor
SR300: 6th generation (or later) Intel® Core™ processor
8GB free hard disk space
Supported systems: Ultrabook™ devices, notebooks, 2 in 1s, and all-in-one PCs
An Intel® RealSense™ camera SR300 or F200

Required OS

F200: Microsoft Windows* 8.1 or 10 OS 64-bit
SR300: Microsoft Windows* 10 OS 64-bit

Supported Intel® RealSense™ Cameras

SR300 – Front-facing
F200 – Front-facing

Supported Languages

C# (Microsoft .NET* 4.0 Framework is required)

IDE used for Samples and Tutorials

Microsoft Visual Studio* 2010-2015 or newer, Unity* PRO 5.2.3.p3 or later for Unity game development

Intel® RealSense™ Camera

Along with the SDK, developers must an Intel® RealSense™ camera to integrate the features and capabilities of Intel RealSense technologies into apps. There are two options, the R200 or SR300. These devices are an Intel-developed depth camera that supports full VGA depth resolution, full 1080p RGB resolution, and require USB 3.0.

Learn more at Intel RealSense camera details.

Major OEM Systems with Integrated Intel RealSense Cameras Are Available Now

Devices with integrated Intel® RealSense™ cameras on Ultrabook™ devices, notebooks, 2 in 1s, and all-in-one PCs from major OEMs are available now. 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.

Check out the devices