- News tagged "kinect"
Friday, 8 Feb 2013
The new Xbox console is rumored to have voice recognition, not unlike SIRI, allowing users to control it just by speaking commands.
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.
Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012
Offering Windows users a different interactive experience via the Kinect, Kinect for Windows will see an upgrade, version 1.5, at the end of May.
Thursday, 2 Feb 2012
14 months after the release of Kinect for Xbox 360, Microsoft have released Kinect for Windows. However, they will not be supporting the device with games, instead, its intended market will be commercial clients and developers.
Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011
Nokia's first Windows Phone device will be launching on 7th December 2011, and the first 100 customers to purchase it at the launch party held at Clarke Quay will receive a free Xbox 360 with Kinect worth S$568.
Monday, 4 Apr 2011
On April Fools, Google created a new service called Gmail Motion as a prank, but researches have actually made it a real thing.
Friday, 28 Jan 2011
Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.
Wednesday, 29 Dec 2010
Kinect has a lot of virtual and real world potential, if there's the right implementation. In fact, the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies has ported this motion sensing technology onto World of Warcraft.
Monday, 8 Nov 2010
Puzzled at how the Microsoft Kinect works with an additional Infrared projector? Then it's time to put on those nightvision goggles!
Thursday, 4 Nov 2010
Ever wondered how Microsoft Xbox Kinect's motion detection works? Wonder no longer, as Wired.com has your answers.