This is a great book for anyone who wants to learn about the Kinect and how to make use of the libraries available for the PC and Mac. It's an easy read with lots of examples and ideas.
However, I had bought this hoping for some insight on how to implement standalone vision projects with the Arduino. Unfortunately, the Arduino only gets about 20-30 pages of coverage at the end of the book. Even then, it's as nothing more than a servo controller connected to a PC. Definitely not what was implied by the title.
With that said, the author does do a very good job of pulling together a lot of information in one place and if you haven't already entered into the Kinect world, it's easily the best starting point that I've seen. For those that are already experienced in using OpenNI or other libraries, there's enough information packed in that you're likely to gain some new insights or background that you may have missed.
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