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Need To Know | How Gaming Technology Will Change the Way We Live | PBS

Duration: 11:12
Program: Need to Know #148
Broadcast Date: Apr. 8, 2011

The Microsoft Kinect has launched a revolution in gaming technology by turning the game player into the controller. Now, hackers have repurposed the Kinect to allow people to control computers and the digital world using just their body movements. Known as gesture technology, this innovation will change the way we live, from how we cook in the kitchen to the way doctors perform surgery.

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Post Date: April 9, 2011