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JointType Enumeration

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]
Joint types in a skeleton.

public enum JointType

MemberValueDescription
AnkleLeft14  Left ankle
AnkleRight18  Right ankle
ElbowLeftLeft elbow
ElbowRightRight elbow
FootLeft15  Left foot
FootRight19  Right foot
HandLeftLeft hand
HandRight11  Right hand
HandTipLeft21  Tip of the left hand
HandTipRight23  Tip of the right hand
HeadHead
HipLeft12  Left hip
HipRight16  Right hip
KneeLeft13  Left knee
KneeRight17  Right knee
NeckNeck
ShoulderLeftLeft shoulder
ShoulderRightRight shoulder
SpineBaseBase of the spine
SpineMidMiddle of the spine
SpineShoulder20  Spine at the shoulder
ThumbLeft22  Left thumb
ThumbRight24  Right thumb
WristLeftLeft wrist
WristRight10  Right wrist

This following figure shows the skeleton that is made up of each of these joint types.

Figure 1.  Skeleton positions relative to the human body

Hh855342.skeleton_overview_nui_skeleton(en-us,IEB.10).png

To see more information about the types of tracking you can do with a joint, see the TrackingConfidence.

Namespace: Microsoft.Kinect
Assembly: Microsoft.Kinect (in microsoft.kinect.dll)

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