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Businesses in Motion: SAP HANA + Microsoft Kinect, and More
A recent note that landed on my plate really grabbed my attention: As part of a long partnership, Microsoft and SAP jointly gave a demo in which Microsoft

accommodates variable length periods  in Motion: SAP HANA + Microsoft Kinect, and More A recent note that landed on my plate really grabbed my attention: As part of a long partnership, Microsoft and SAP jointly gave a demo in which Microsoft Kinect was used to exploit SAP’s HANA capabilities. Seeing data being managed by a motion-based device made me want to write a post speculating about the way users and computers will interact in the future. First: Is it too early for adoption of this type of technology? Well, maybe not. It

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