The story behind the Microsoft Super Bowl 2015 commercials

Microsoft ran two inspiring commercials in the SuperBowl, in this post you can watch the ads and find out more about the amazing stories behind them “The real question that needs to be asked as well as answered is what is it that we can do that is unique, that is impactful?” – Satya Nadella,…

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Kinect for Windows Shines at Hack Vancouver

Last weekend I had the pleasure of joining Ben Lower and his Kinect team at BCIT in Burnaby, BC for the Hack Vancouver Kinect and Structure Sensor Hackathon. 103 hackers gathered for 28 hours to build projects using Kinect for Windows and Structure Sensor, a lightweight, portable 3D modeling sensor build for iPad. By the…


Getting rolling with Kinect for Windows v2 SDK

Developer Louis St-Amour from York University digs into the Kinect for Windows v2 SDK and shares a few important tips on getting ready to explore its capabilities. This week, the final bits for the Kinect for Windows v2 SDK were released. This second version of the Kinect for Windows SDK is designed to be used…

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Microsoft’s Dance Cube Proves Kinect for Windows v2 is Not to be Ignored

What happens when you mix developers, designers, and dancers? This time, it’s a virtual reality dance cube! You read that right – in the latest development to come out of Microsoft’s emerging hack culture, a four-foot cube touting an interactive dance party appeared at Seattle’s Decibel music festival last week. With 5 CPUs, 5 projectors…