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.
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, 10 Jan 2011 in Apps & Software
Microsoft has marketed Kinect as the gaming experience where "you are the controller". Dance Central, a music video game, is a launch title for Kinect. Featuring over 650 different dance moves spanning over 90 dance routines, the game uses Kinect technology to read the player's actual full-body movements.
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.