Step into Frank Sinatra’s virtual shoes

The Kinect-enabled Swivel application from FaceCake allowed museum visitors to virtually don Sinatra’s classic clothing.
The Kinect-enabled Swivel application from FaceCake allowed museum visitors to virtually don Sinatra’s classic clothing.

There’s no doubt about it: from his early days as a big band crooner through his mature years as a renowned solo artist and movie star, Frank Sinatra was a style icon as well as a singing legend. So it was only fitting when, earlier this year, the Los Angeles-based GRAMMY Museum teamed up with…


Kinect and the self-driving car

You’re driving along in the right lane of a busy four-lane street, minding your speed and obeying all the rules of the road. Up ahead you spot an obstacle—two sandbags surrounding a storm drain. You slow down and check the traffic in the lane to your left, where you see a city bus lumbering along,…