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Evoluce SDK for Kinect released

11/09/2011, Heard of Evoluce before? Neither have I until I received the press release in my inbox, and after taking some time to digest what they have sent, it can be safely concluded that the Evoluce SDK for Kinect is now available so that developers are able to...

Kinect for Windows gets a new website and updated SDK

11/04/2011, It looks like Microsoft is having a real busy week with Kinect – earlier this week it launched the “Kinect Effect” website and announced its upcoming commercial program. Today, on the day of the Kinect’s first birthday, it launched a...

Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 New Trailer

11/02/2011, A new video of Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 has been posted on Youtube by Microsoft as the game is set to launch next week on November 8. This official video from Ubisoft is much better than the previous one that came out in June, it shows different...

Kinectimals back on the Windows Marketplace

11/02/2011, Back in August we wrote about Kinectimals, Microsoft’s upcoming game that would bridge the Xbox 360 and Windows Phone devices. Well, the game happened to be prematurely released last week for some reason as it was quickly pulled off the Windows...

Microsoft Kinect Holiday Bundle announced

11/01/2011, If you haven’t purchased the Kinect, the fastest-selling electronics device of all time, for your Xbox 360 yet, Microsoft is giving you another reason to this holiday season. The company has just announced the Holiday Bundle for the Kinect which...

Kinect for Windows commercial program to launch next year

10/31/2011, When the Kinect was first released, it was an Xbox-only device, but developers quickly developed unofficial drivers to get it working on the computer, and soon came the onslaught of DIY Kinect-based projects (called “The Kinect Effect” by...

Kinect-controlled presentation system is useful

10/28/2011, Normally when you present something with the aid of a projector, you can end up blocking words and diagrams if you don’t position yourself carefully. Well, some folks in Japan have come up with a solution to the problem – with the help of the...

Halo anniversary Kinect functionality revealed

10/17/2011, Fans of the Halo franchise are probably aware that the Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is on its way, and that it will be getting Kinect functionality, but as to what that functionality entails remained a bit hazy until recently where 343 Industries...

Kinect Sports: Season Two demo now available

10/17/2011, Remember all the attention that was focused on Wii Sports when it first rolled out? Well, the game was rather fun when you played it in a party setting, but once everyone else has gone home and the tap has been turned off, Wii Sports was rather boring....

Xbox Kinect used for banking

10/13/2011, The Microsoft Xbox Kinect was marketed as being an accessory for games, adding a whole new dimension of gameplay, but later on it proved that it could be used outside of the gaming world and used for medical purposes, allowing surgeons to quickly flip...

Self-Defense Training Camp trains you with the Kinect

10/04/2011, The Microsoft Kinect seems to be the perfect replacement for hiring personal trainers these days. After all, who doesn’t want to work out in the comfort of their own home, and not have to fork out large amounts of money every month to pay a personal...

Kinect-based parental controls a possibility?

10/03/2011, When one trolls for patents in a patient manner, sooner or later you would come up with a gem – as tech blog Geekwire found out recently, where they managed to discover a US patent for software that relies on Kinect hardware in order to scan a...

Microsoft patent uses 3D camera to determine user’s age

10/03/2011, A recently revealed patent by Microsoft has shown that the Redmond may have some interesting ideas involving a 3D camera that sees it merge with parental control. The patent suggests that Microsoft has plans for a 3D camera, similar to the one found in...

Kinectimals hail from Build-A-Bear Workshop

09/22/2011, Build-A-Bear Workshop will be working paw-in-hand with Microsoft on Kinectimals in a build-and-scan promotion. Starting from October 11 onwards, Build-A-Bear Workshops and buildabear.com will feature a quartet of bears that you see above, where you can...