iPi Recorder System Requirements for Multiple Depth Sensors Configuration

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  • Computer (desktop or laptop):
    • CPU: x86 compatible (Intel Pentium 4 or higher, AMD Athlon or higher, 2GHz), dual- or quad- core is preferable
    • Operating system: Windows 8 / 7 / Vista SP2, x86 or x64
    • USB: at least two USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 controllers
      For more info see USB controllers
      Important! Kinect 2 for Windows, Kinect for Xbox One requires USB 3.0 controller. Kinect SDK 2.0 currently supports only single sensor on one PC.
    • ExpressCard or eSATA slot (for laptops)
      Optional, but highly recommended. It allows to install external USB controller in case of compatibility issues between cameras and built-in USB controllers, or if all USB ports are in fact connected to a single USB controller
    • Storage system: HDD or SSD or RAID with write speed:
      • For Kinect 2 for Windows / Kinect for Xbox One sensors:
        • 2 sensors — not less than 60,0 MByte/sec
        • 3 sensors — not less than 90,0 MByte/sec
      • For Microsoft Kinect sensors:
        • 2 sensors — not less than 55,0 MByte/sec
        • 3 sensors — not less than 82,5 MByte/sec
Note: If your write speed is lower, you can use can use background subtraction mode. Alternatively, you can use compressed mode (that gives 3-5 times lower required write speed, but the CPU performance may become a bottleneck)
  • 2 or 3 depth sensors: Microsoft Kinect 2 for Windows / Microsoft Kinect for Xbox One, or Microsoft Kinect
Note: For Microsoft Kinect for Xbox One you will need Microsoft Kinect Adapter cable