During the keynote at MIX 2011, Microsoft Research’s Jonathan Fay showed something very new, he had the universe in his hands, by demonstrating Kinect for Windows with Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope.
Jonathan simply used his hands to control the universe navigating the stars with his hands with out any controllers the following video is absolutely amazing.
The keynote included Several other demos including:-
Jeff Sandquist and Dan Fernandez from Channel 9 demonstrating just how easy it is to make an app that leverages Kinect in Windows.
The Kinect for Windows SDK is on track to hit later this spring.
For additional information see Steve Clayton’s blog post here as he was able to see Kinect on the PC in action a few weeks ago at an on-campus event by Microsoft Research called TechFest.
You can visit the MIX Virtual Pressroom for more on the latest from MIX11.