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Microsoft Kinect: Inexpensive Big Data Tool

Global shipping giant DHL discovers that motion sensors used by Microsoft's Kinect are great for scanning pallets -- and relatively cheap to buy.

Kinect for Windows.
Kinect for Windows.

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PaulS681
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5/20/2014 | 7:19:51 PM
Re: Interesting example
This one is tough to think about as far as other apps for me anyway. As the article points out, the logistics industry will benefit greatly from this. Any storage warehouse that is serious to best utilize it's space?
AbeG
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AbeG,
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5/20/2014 | 4:44:16 PM
Re: Interesting example
I could see a similar implementation being used for moving inventory within an organization or warehouse.
Laurianne
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5/19/2014 | 3:06:46 PM
Interesting example
I wonder about other verticals where the Kinect sensor could be a low-cost alternative. What ideas pop into your minds?
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