Kinect Revolutionizes Robotics

Resource Type: Newsletters | June 1, 2011

Kinect Revolutionizes Robotics – Learn how Microsoft’s release of the Kinect, a $150 add-on for Xbox 360 that allows players to direct the action in a game simply by moving their bodies, has impacted robotics vision systems. While most people were fascinated by the controller-free interface, roboticists saw something else entirely: an affordable, lightweight camera that could capture 3-D images in real time.

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Sam Hoff's Bio


Samuel M. Hoff, Chief Executive Officer, started the company from his home in 1991. Since then he’s expanded his business to more than 35 college-degreed engineers. Patti Engineering has engineering offices in Auburn Hills, MI, Austin, TX, and Indianapolis, IN.