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Analysis of Emerging Technologies A tifi i l I t lli Artificial Intelligence N b 29 2010 November 29, 2010 1
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The Latest Advancement in Computer Vision Brought to You by: Xbox? Microsoft launched the Kinect add-on for Xbox on Nov. 4. Allows you to control games via your body movements. Almost immediately after release hackers began modifying Almost immediately after release, hackers began modifying the Kinect for new purposes. The Kinect is an advancement in computer vision – with many possible applications. ; Make magazine offered $3,000 to anyone who released free software to allow the Kinect to be used with a computer instead of an Xbox. Microsoft’s initial reaction? Microsoft does not condone the modification of its products Microsoft has since softened. Anytime there is engagement and excitement around our technology, we see that as a good thing It’s naïve t thi k th t t h l th t t ’t modification of its products. Microsoft will …work closely with law enforcement and product safety groups to keep Kinect tamper-resistant to think that any new technology that comes out won’t have a group that tinkers with it. Craig Davidson, senior director for Xbox Live at Microsoft Kinect tamper resistant. Microsoft spokesperson to CNET. Possible to commercialize this strategy.
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