Brekel Pro PointCloud v2


For Kinect for Windows v2 & Kinect for Xbox One sensors

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Brekel Pro Pointcloud v2 is a Windows application that records 3D pointcloud using a Kinect sensor, and export them to popular mesh-cache and particle-cache formats for use most 3D packages.


  • rewritten to fully utilize all the data of the Kinect v2 sensor
  • can happily co-exist with the other Brekel applications
  • record pointclouds and/or meshes at full 30 fps to a custom file format
  • record color or infrared video, ready to be UV-mapped as a texture
  • record audio in sync from Kinect’s microphone or any other audio source
  • convert as a post process to the desired output format(s)
  • supported texture formats: JPG, PNG, TGA, TIFF
  • supported particle cache formats: Realflow BIN, BGEO (Houdini pre-v12), PDB, PDC, Krakatoa PRT, PTC
  • supported mesh cache formats: Realflow BIN, Alembic, OBJ, PLY
  • ability to sync recording between multiple Brekel app on the same machine or different machines on the same network
  • automatically align with floor (or not)
  • compress data during recording to control file size vs quality
  • detect human bodies and clip data, for greenscreen-like effects
  • crop & transform pointclouds during record and/or export
  • batch processor for easily working with multiple files
  • optionally render the 3D viewport to an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset (Oculus drivers/SDK or higher)
  • comes with a Unity script/plugin to stream BPC files directly from disk and render in a DirectX 11 shader at interactive framerates


System requirements:

  • Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10 (USB stack of Windows 7 or below can’t handle bandwidth requirements of v2 sensor and is NOT supported)
  • USB 3.0 port, Intel and Renesas chipsets only! (others brands may or may not work)
  • DirectX 11 capable GPU (Intel HD4000, AMD Radeon HD6470M / HD6570, NVIDIA Geforce 610M or above)
  • 4 GB or more RAM
  • Dual Core 3.1Ghz i7/i5 CPU (slower should work but may drop frames)
  • 1280×1024 screen (recommended: 1920×1080 or higher)
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