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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...

Apple patent sounds like the Xbox Kinect

09/14/2011, The concepts of the various technology seen in the movie Minority Report seem to be rather popular, and given the rate at which technology is progressing, it’s only a matter of time before we see it being made into reality, and based on a recent Apple...

Big Game Hunter: Hunting Party brings guns to the Xbox 360

09/08/2011, One of the best parts about the Xbox 360 Kinect is the fact that it doesn’t require any controllers – users just move their arms and bodies around in front of the camera to play the games. There’s no need for extra controllers or...

Kinect used in virtual dressing room

09/02/2011, Right, so your clothes might not be an accurate video game controller just yet due to restrictions in the technology and scope of development involved, but that does not mean Microsoft’s Kinect cannot have some fun by itself – as it has been...

nsquared shows off seamless computing

08/31/2011, It looks like the future of computing is shaping up to be pretty impressive, judging by nsqared’s latest video demonstration of seamless computing. On the official nsquared blog, the company recently showed off a computing system that makes use of...