ADVERTISEMENT & SALES. Blogs. 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 shopping experience—reducing the problem of shoppers returning up to 40 percent of their online purchases and offering a faster, less expensive body scanning solution. Additionally, military apparel contractors appreciate the improved measurement capability of Kinect for Windows with the Styku software—estimated to be up to 400 percent more accurate—which could save soldiers' lives, thanks to better fitting body armor. Customers can quickly visualize the fit and fabric characteristics of garments over digital renderings of their bodies that are created by scanning their body with the Kinect for Windows sensor. Kinect for Windows team Key Links. LuminAR Demos. * Potion in Bell Labs. * Home - oblong industries, inc.
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A popular application is found in telepresence videoconferencing, the highest possible level of videotelephony. Telepresence via video deploys greater technical sophistication and improved fidelity of both sight and sound than in traditional videoconferencing. Technical advancements in mobile collaboration have also extended the capabilities of videoconferencing beyond the boardroom for use with hand-held mobile devices, enabling collaboration independent of location.
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The software behemoth has paired the Kinect with off-the-shelf software in a package that can be used by injured soldiers and veterans to perform physical therapy at home, without the need to visit a medical facility. Microsoft is working with the Air Force to define requirements for a Kinect therapy system and will discuss the technology with the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center. “Microsoft is committing R&D and marketing resources to ensure that the [Defense Department] community is aware of the capabilities of the product, as well as the breadth of our partner community, which includes the system integrators,” said Phil West, Microsoft’s director of public sector solutions.
“The targeted scenarios include therapy-related functions, but they also span training and simulation, interactive user interfaces, and so on.”