History of Kinect Current Applications Potential Applications Future of Kinect Is It Business Worthy?
Nov. 4, 2010 – Kinect launched for XBOX 360 Integrates 3D depth sensors, RGB camera and microphones $150
Adafruit Industries Six days later... ◦ “We will work closely with law enforcement and product safety groups to keep Kinect tamper resistant” Maybe not... ◦ Use of Kinect with other devices is unsupported ◦ We strongly encourage customers to use Kinect with their Xbox 360 to get the best experience possible Feb 1, 2012 – Kinect for Windows launched
Virtual shopping mall ◦ Jewelry stores ◦ Toy Stores ◦ Gain revenues from “tenants” Tourism Industry ◦ Virtual tour – no more 2D photos or 360° photos! ◦ Shows true size of property ◦ Spots to interact with virtual staff
Joshua Blake Business Landscape Impacted Industries Consumer segments Kinect in the future Competitive Advantage
New era of marketing Wide range of uses in multiple industries Improved hardware/software Business worthy????