Styku Smart Fitting Room Expected to Improve Online Shopping Experience, Reduce Returns

Styku, a Kinect Accelerator startup, set out to alter clothes shopping for retailers by using the Kinect for Windows sensor and software development kit to develop its Smart Fitting Room quickly, a new case study reports. The technology will soon be used by Brooks Brothers, IM-Label, and other fashion retailers. Styku hopes to improve the…


Partners Deliver Custom Solutions that Use Kinect for Windows

Kinect for Windows partners are finding new business opportunities by helping to develop new custom applications and ready-made solutions for various commercial customers, such as the Coca-Cola Company, and vertical markets, including the health care industry. Several of these solutions were on display at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Canada, where Kinect…


Microsoft Accelerator for Kinect: The Road to Demo Day

Twelve weeks ago, I announced that the Microsoft Accelerator for Kinect had opened its doors and the 11 participating teams had arrived in Seattle. Yesterday, the program concluded with Demo Day—an all-day event attended by more than 150 investors and journalists—where each of the startups presented their business plans and applications. From the beginning, we believed…