Microsoft's Kinect, which sold twice as fast as the iPod when it launched, lets users play games without a controller, and just by moving their hands, arms, legs, and torsos.
But it's proven to be much more than a gaming system. Users have developed a slew of creative uses for the device and videos of these jaw-dropping Kinect hacks have proliferated online.
We've collected some of the best Kinect hacks in the slideshow below. They're fun, surprising, and some even offer potential solutions to real-world problems.
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