Microsoft launces incubator program for Kinect apps

Microsoft has launched a new business incubator program to help develop commercial apps, devices and add-ons for the Kinect controller on its Xbox 360 game system. We've told you in the past about intriguing uses for the Kinect controller in surgery and other clinical departments, so we're interested to see if any of the 10 companies that win a slot in the Kinect Accelerator program are healthcare-oriented. Winners will receive funding, office space, mentorship, and other support to bring their Kinect-based apps to market, plus a cash investment of $20,000. Article