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Wow I knew of the bounty and first hack, but I had no idea that the Kinect was “exploding” into such a frenzy around the world. It’s amazing what has been done with it already and only a short time separates us from some really well done interfaces.
Congrats on being at the forefront of this revolution Adafruit!