OpenNI provides developers with an open source platform enabling them to write and develop Natural Interaction® middleware and applications of any kind. It is the broadest and most widely used community with over 100,000 active 3D developers.

The OpenNI organization is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of Natural Interaction (NI) devices, applications and middleware.


At you’ll be able to:

  • Get a set of APIs for writing 3D sensing applications that facilitates communication with low-level devices including vision and audio sensors
  • Utilize high-level middleware solutions such as those used for visual tracking using computer vision
  • Join a vivid community of +100,000 developers, and have access to a wide range of valuable resources
  • Find solution partners and a matchmaking arena for your project’s needs

Browse through some of our developer case studies to learn how they’ve utilized OpenNI to revolutionize their innovations. Go to to learn more and join.