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Forget Call of Duty: Xbox’s Kinect now being used to keep world peace

05
Feb
2014

As we’ve noted in the past, Microsoft’s amazing Kinect technology has applications that go far beyond the realm of gaming, including helping stroke victims recover their motor skills. Kotaku has spotted a report in Korean publication Hankooki that details how Kinect is being used to help guard the demilitarized zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. Korean software developer Jae Kwan Ko, whom Microsoft lists as one of its Most Valuable Professionals for his work as a Kinect convergence application programmer, has developed software for Kinect that can detect whenever something crosses into the DMZ. The program is smart enough to detect whether an actual person is crossing into the DMZ or if it’s just an animal accidentally wandering through,

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