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        Does the Kinect Make Microsoft an Arts Benefactor? | PBS Idea Channel

        If you haven't had a chance to play with Microsoft's Kinect, you're missing out on some great video games and amazing art. The Kinect is an awesome piece of Xbox 360 hardware that maps your physical movements onto any screen. Artists of all stripes have embraced the Kinect, using the gesture recognition technology to create amazing interactive artworks and impressive visuals. These works wouldn't have existed without this piece of technology, making the corporate giant Microsoft the 21st century's incarnation of Lorenzo de Medici. 

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