Bloomberg: Startups Try to Help Microsoft’s Kinect Grow Up Beyond Gaming
- May 22nd, 2012
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Microsoft’s Kinect motion sensor lets gamers wield a light saber or slice falling fruit ninja-style, there but Jintronix sees a more serious use — rehabilitating patients who have suffered a stroke or spinal cord injury.
Jintronix is among 11 startups housed at Microsoft as part of the software giant’s 13-week accelerator program, generic which is designed to help developers build apps around Kinect for Windows, arthritis a version of the Xbox device that has been tweaked for the personal computer to broaden the technology’s reach in the home and office.