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Microsoft Kinect monitors the border between North and South Korea

Kinect sensor powers motion sensing against trespassers between the North Korea and South Korea border (NASDAQ:MSFT)

| Peripherals News | Posted: Feb 4, 2014 11:28 am

I've yet to even use a Kinect sensor myself, but it looks like Microsoft's motion tracking device is being used at the borders of North Korea and South Korea, an interesting use, to put lightly.

 

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Jae Kwon Ko created some software that uses the Kinect sensors to work out the differences between animals and humans, allowing the sensor to notify a nearby outpost if a person is getting too close to, or attempting to cross the border. The South Korean military is being hush-hush about this technology, but Ko did add that they're looking to update the system already, with heart rate and heat detection.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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