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Kinect To Be Used For Telemedicine And Treatment Of Parkinson’s

08/27/2014, While the Kinect accessory might have been designed for gaming in mind, many other industries, such as the medical industry, have found use for it. Well in the latest development, Microsoft has recent posted on its Health Blog that they believe that the...

$149.99 Standalone Kinect Sensor Arrives This October 7th

08/27/2014, Earlier this morning, we were talking about how Microsoft has decided to sell the Kinect sensor as a standalone peripheral for the Xbox One console, and while there was no concrete date of when this particular Kinect sensor will go one sale then, here we...

Microsoft To Sell Standalone Kinect For $149

08/27/2014, Microsoft took a rather bold decision of not bundling the Kinect sensor with their latest console, the Xbox One, on store shelves, and yet this strategic move was not enough to sway the tide of popular opinion when it comes to the current generation...

Microsoft Transforms Smartphone Camera Into Kinect Wannabe

08/12/2014, It seems that Microsoft wants to make up for lost time at this year’s edition of the SIGGRAPH conference, where it looks as though your mid-range or perhaps even entry level smartphone camera is capable of being transformed into a Kinect clone of sorts....

Kinect V2 For Windows Pre-Orders Will Ship On 15 July

07/07/2014, The Kinect sensor by Microsoft has a lot of potential, so much so that it has been used in all sorts of fields, not just gaming. However the fact that it was sort of forced upon gamers when they bought the Xbox One kind of put some off it, although...

Ubisoft’s Shape Up Game Will Use The Kinect To Get You Into Shape

06/09/2014, We’ve seen our fair share of games that are meant to introduce fitness into a gamer’s life, but if you’re looking for something that will take advantage of the Kinect, Ubisoft has recently announced a new fitness game called Shape Up that will take...

New Kinect For Windows Pre-Orders Open

06/05/2014, There’s good news for developers who have been waiting to get their hands on the new Kinect for Windows. Microsoft today started accepting pre-orders and promises to ships the units by July. The “v2″ sensor is intended for use with the...

Optional Kinect Could Lead To More Xbox One Games, Microsoft Claims

05/23/2014, When Microsoft made the decision to remove the Kinect from the Xbox One bundle, making it an optional purchase for gamers, we’re sure some were worried that this was limiting to developers. After all if the Kinect is an optional accessory, why bother...

Microsoft Nearly Integrated The Kinect Into The Xbox One

05/22/2014, When Microsoft announced the Xbox One last year, it was quite a controversial launch. There were features about the console that felt limiting, and there was also its price which at $499 made it a harder pill to swallow, at least compared to the...

Microsoft Defends Initial Plans To Bundle Kinect With Xbox One

05/16/2014, A couple of days ago, Microsoft announced that they would be removing the Kinect from the Xbox One. This meant that the price of the Xbox One console would be dropped to $399, the same price as its competitor, the PlayStation 4. That being said, it almost...

FDA Approves Use Of Kinect For Stroke Recovery

05/15/2014, We’ve seen how the Microsoft Kinect device can be used for more than just gaming. We’ve seen it being used in the medical field, and now the FDA has recently approved the Kinect for use in the treatment of patients who have suffered from a stroke....

Microsoft Reassures Gamers They Will Continue Improving The Kinect

05/15/2014, Recently Microsoft announced that they would be releasing an Xbox One bundle that would come without the Kinect included. This meant that the price of the console was knocked down to $399, putting it on par with the Sony PlayStation 4. This is good news...