Kinect app that turns any surface into a ‘touchscreen’ debuts for $149

Microsoft launched a Kinect Accelerator program for startups last year, and the results are starting to be shown. Ubi Interactive worked closely with Microsoft to create a system that uses a projector in combination with a Kinect sensor to create a virtual touchscreen that can be cast onto any surface. As many businesses already have projectors installed, most will simply be able to buy a Kinect for Windows sensor and Ubi’s $ 149 software to turn a projector into a touch-capable unit.

The basic app will support up to 45-inch display sizes, with options to purchase professional ($ 379) and business licenses ($ 799) that provide 100-inch support. There’s only one single touch point on the basic version, but a business version provides two,…

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