Forget Windows! Kinect could be Microsoft’s next cash cow.

Venture Capitalists are licking their chops after watching several companies vie for funding in Microsoft’s Kinect demo day. Kinect, for some that might not know, is the motion-sensing accessory for the Xbox 360. The technology is quite impressive. I have one and have been using it for sports video games. My family loves its application for dance and exercise-type games.

People have been hacking the Kinect since it launched but kudos to Microsoft for allowing the ideas to flourish rather than clamped down on user modifications. Having elderly parents, I’m intrigued at some of the ideas with regards to medical and mobility applications. Check out the link provided.

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