Liberty University Kinects

Today's inspirational project is a great example of how the Kinect continues to transform the non-gaming world...

Microsoft's Kinect technology powers university library

Microsoft has made Kinect a big part of its latest gaming console, Xbox One, though customers can now buy the box without that technology tied to it. However, the device can be used for more than just gaming and entertainment.

Liberty University is now using Kinect to power a media wall in the library. The college is located in Lynchburg, Virginia, and is home to some 12,000 students, and around 90,000 more who study through an online program.

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It's certainly a unique use for Kinect, and one that could inspire other innovations. You can get a feel for the setup by checking out the video below.

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Project Information URL: http://betanews.com/2014/07/27/microsofts-kinect-technology-powers-university-library/




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