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Use Kinect As Webcam Easily On Windows Now

11/06/2016, It has always been possible to hook up a Kinect sensor to PC and use it for other tasks as well but it wasn’t always this easy. Microsoft is making some changes related to the Kinect sensor. It has kept its promise of exposing depth, RGB, and...

Kung-Fu For Kinect Will Be Arriving On The Xbox One Next Month

05/15/2016, When the Xbox One was first released, it was bundled with the Kinect sensor whether gamers wanted to use it or not. Nowadays the sensor has been unbundled but if you were an early adopter and are looking for a new game to use the sensor with, you might be...

New Xbox One Experience Drops Kinect Gestures

11/11/2015, When the Xbox One was first released back in 2013 you couldn’t buy the console without Kinect, that’s why it was priced higher than the PlayStation 4, which worked nicely in Sony’s favor. It was just one of the factors that allowed Sony...

Xbox One Kinect Bundle Goes On Promotion For A Limited Time Only

10/28/2015, The Christmas season will soon be upon us before we know it, and this is more often than not one occassion where gifts will be exchanged, families meet up and fellowship with one another, and long lost ties are rekindled. Of course, in such social...

Microsoft Reassures They Have Kinect Games In The Works

06/18/2015, Is Kinect gaming dead? This seems to be the speculation at the moment, mainly thanks to the fact that during Microsoft’s E3 2015 presentation, there was little to no mention of the Kinect or any games that would take advantage of the Kinect. Add that to...

Microsoft Clarifies Kinect Requirement For Cortana On Xbox One

06/16/2015, We’re sure gamers must have been pleased when Microsoft recently announced that Cortana would be arriving on the Xbox One. We suppose this was only natural given that Cortana will be integrated into Windows 10 as well. However according to an earlier...

Cortana Will Be Coming To The Xbox One, Kinect Might Be Required

06/16/2015, Cortana is Microsoft’s voice assistant feature that originally debuted on Windows Phone. However given Microsoft’s strategy which is to unify their platforms, or at least make them as compatible as possible, they have announced that Cortana will be...

Music Conductor Integrates The Kinect Into His Performance

05/29/2015, The Microsoft Kinect can be used for many things, such as medical purposes, educational purposes, and gaming purposes. However recently music conductor Ludovic Morlot found out that the Kinect can also be used to conduct music and as it turns out, it was...

Kinect Educational Games Found To Be More Effective

05/25/2015, As we all know, the Microsoft Kinect technology can be used for gaming, even educational gaming, but is there really a huge difference between gaming on the Kinect and gaming on your mobile? Apart from the fact that both are different platforms, a recent...

Microsoft Reassures That They Have Not Abandoned The Kinect

05/19/2015, If there was one advantage that Sony’s PlayStation 4 had over the Microsoft Xbox One, it is that the former was priced $100 cheaper. The Xbox One was priced higher due to the fact that it came with a Kinect sensor bundled with the console which it seems...

Kinect For Windows V2 Sensor No Longer Being Produced

04/02/2015,   Not too long ago Microsoft phased out the original Kinect for Windows sensor. It may not have worried developers too much because the company had already introduced Kinect for Windows v2. However today Microsoft has announced that it has even...

Xbox One With Kinect Price Cut

02/08/2015, We saw an aggressive shift in Microsoft’s strategy last year when it just couldn’t keep up to the PlayStation 4’s sales pace. The company unbundled Kinect from Xbox One and sold the console for $399, priced similarly to its rival, and...

Original Kinect For Windows Will Not Be Sold In 2015

12/30/2014, Back in October Microsoft released the new Kinect sensor for Windows with its software development kit so it was only a matter of time before the fact of its predecessor was sealed. The company has announced today that it is going to cease the sales of...