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With the Microsoft Kinect and the Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0, you can build desktop applications for Windows or sell your Kinect applications as Windows apps in the Windows Store. To take advantage of this, head to Microsoft’s website and download the SDK.
Check out this cool video, 3D Scanning with Kinect!
Microsoft is a proponent of small business success and they regularly hold contests and promotions around them. Check out their business contest page here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/business/modern-biz/msft-smallbiz-contest/
Did you know that Microsoft offers a freely available .NET-based programming environment for building robotics applications? It can be used by both professional and non-professional developers as well as hobbyists and is available here: www.microsoft.com/robotics
Want to experience Microsoft’s cool hardware, software, and gadgets in person? Plan to attend DaVinci’s Faire & BarCamp where Microsoft has a special area setup with many of their latest and greatest offerings. They also sponsor events at Station 2 Innovation in Bradenton, so check the calendar for when Microsoft will be there: http://station2innovation.com/events/
Visit their local store serving the Sarasota-Bradenton area throughout the year at The Mall at University Town Center to see and experience the latest in wearables, laptops, tablets, and more. They are located here:
140 University Town Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
Normal business hours:
Mon – Sat: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lower Level near Grand Court
More details for the retail location can be found here.
To learn more about Microsoft, please visit: www.microsoft.com/en-us/about