Many have wondered what Microsoft is going to do with Kinect beyond video games. Here’s a first glimpse: It’s a collaboration software that allows conference attendees and presenters to manipulate data and images on a screen using hand gestures. (Microsoft has more information about it on its Research blog).
As many have hacked the Kinect to do everything from 3D scanning to augmented reality, it’s encouraging to see Microsoft begin to think outside the box as well. -David