/// Kinect Not Just for Gamers — Microsoft Wants Geeks to Play With It, Too
Almost from the moment Microsoft released the Kinect add-on for the Xbox, developers have been finding other ways to use the device and its depth-sensing camera. Hackers quickly created their own set of tools to access the Kinect, and it soon found uses well beyond the game console. Nordstrom, for example, used it in a window display . Indeed, there is a whole Web site devoted to Kinect-related hacks . Recognizing the interest, Microsoft promised back in February it would come out with tools to allow programmers deeper and more versatile access to the Kinect.