This years Convergence 2011 keynote brought the chief of Microsoft Dynamics, Kirill Tatarinov who boosted a demo of Microsoft's new Kinect. Currently an interactive gaming system but with minor tweaking, an interface to the AX ERP system. The demonstration offer a good example of how a shop-floor user using simple hand gestures could manipulate an external system or robotic arm just by pulling down menus and using underlying data to perform complicated and sometime dangerous tasks.
In a bet that synergies exist between games and the shop floors, Microsoft demos Kinect as an interface to AX ERP
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