SkeletonTrackingMode Enumeration

Kinect for Windows 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8

Options for the number of joints that are tracked when skeletal tracking is enabled.

public enum SkeletonTrackingMode

 Member nameDescription
DefaultDefault skeleton tracking. (Tracks all 20 joints.)
SeatedSeated skeleton tracking. (Tracks only the upper 10 joints; the lower 10 joints are returned as untracked.)

The joints that make up a skeleton are listed in the JointType enumeration. Default skeleton tracking returns position data for all of the joints; seated skeleton tracking returns data for only the upper 10 joints starting from the ShoulderCenter joint.

There are some similarities and differences between default and seated skeleton tracking. These are more fully explained in Tracking Modes (Seated and Default).

Use one of the overloaded SkeletonStream.Enable methods to enable the Kinect to stream out skeleton tracking data.

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

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