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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...

Delta robot is Kinect-controlled

08/30/2011, Microsoft’s Kinect is certainly an interesting piece of gaming engineering, especially when it tracks your entire body as a controller, and we have since seen plenty of people come up with different kinds of hacks for it. Well, one of the latest...

Star Wars Xbox bundle delayed to 2012

08/25/2011, Were you excited at the prospect of being able to get your hands on the Star Wars R2-D2 edition Xbox 360 as a Christmas present for yourself or a loved one? The bad news is that it appears that the Star Wars inspired gaming console has been delayed to...

Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC “Storm Season” released today

08/25/2011, Not long after Fruit Ninja Kinect for the Xbox 360 was released, it looks like we’ve already got some downloadable content for the game. Available today, the latest DLC for the game called Storm Season is now up for download. The update brings a new...

Microsoft shows off Xbox 360 and Windows Phone interaction

08/22/2011, When Microsoft announced that gaming would be a big part of Windows Phone, people wondered about how Xbox Live on the mobile operating system would interact with their Xbox 360 consoles. Well, today at GameFest, the company gave a demonstration about how...

Fruit Ninja for Kinect now available on Xbox Live

08/09/2011, Fans of Half-brick studio’s addictive fruit-slashing game, Fruit Ninja, will be glad to know that the game is finally available for download on their Xbox 360 consoles. Starting this week, Kinect owners will be able to use hand motions to chop up...

Tecmo Koei Champion Jockey looks ridiculous

08/09/2011, Are you a fan of horse riding, but don’t have enough space in your house to keep or horse, or you don’t have the money to buy one? Well, like almost every hobby, there’s a digital version of it available and this one is coming soon to a...

Kinect for Windows SDK Beta Updated

08/03/2011, Developers who want to build Kinect applications under Windows can now download the latest Kinect for Windows SDK (Beta) from Microsoft. The update gives developers access to a new set of data that includes raw sensor data, which open the door to...

Xbox Kinect to be used in archaeological survey

08/03/2011, We’ve reported before on how the Xbox Kinect was used in the health care industry and now it looks like thanks to a hacked Kinect, it has managed to find its way to an archaeological survey in Jordan which will be conducted by students from the...