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Parrot AR Drone now works with Kinect

04/11/2011, Want a more fun way to control the Parrot AR Done? Forget the iPhone, how about making use of a Microsoft Kinect instead? The Microsoft Kinect that has been made to perform a million different tasks has recently been utilized to control the Parrot AR...

UFC Personal Trainer puts the fit back into video gaming

04/07/2011, If you thought that video games were all designed to keep your butts glued to the couch – well you’re wrong. THQ and Zuffa have announced that they will be expanding the UFC video gaming portfolio over to the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii later this year....

Kinect adds more value to teleconferencing

04/03/2011, While broadband connectivity as well as the leaps made in the realm of technology has certainly made teleconferencing possible, it has yet to achieve a level where everyone is happy with the results just yet, but this isn’t to discourage the efforts...

Leaked Forza 4 video confirms Kinect support, has head tracking

04/02/2011, We’d heard of Forza 4 getting Kinect support for casual racing, but now a leaked internal video for the racing sim just about confirms it. Not only does the game allow you to hold your hands out on a virtual steering wheel, but it also has head...

WIN&I replaces your mouse with the Kinect sensor

03/31/2011, In one of more useful ways to utilize the Microsoft Kinect gaming sensor, Evoluce, creators of the I-voluce (a motion controlled HD LCD TV) has released the some new software that will allow you to control your Windows 7 computer with hand gestures. All...

Kinect used to help create beautiful photographs

03/30/2011, The Kinect has proven to be limitless in terms of potential, ever since its inception, new projects that make use of this motion sensor controller have been popping up every week. Now a new use has been discovered with the device – a light source for...

Quadrocopter Can Fly Autonomously Thanks to Kinect Cam

03/30/2011, We know, we know, every time a new Kinect hack or project makes its way onto YouTube, we call it the coolest Kinect hack ever, but we can’t help it – the stuff people are doing with the Xbox 360 motion detecting camera is amazing. This new...

Kinect Used to Teach Kids in South Africa

03/25/2011, Microsoft’s Kinect is taking the world by storm. Not only have 10 million Kinect’s been sold, but its also gained a slew of unofficial hacks that move it beyond a gaming peripheral. Take for example, Microsoft’s new trial at the Lakeside...

Kinect used to create artsy music video

03/23/2011, In one of the more creative ways we’ve seen a Kinect being used, is in this video project by the folks over at 1024 Architecture. They used the Kinect sensor to track the skeletal movements of a person moving, the replaced the tracked wireframe with...

Microsoft Kinect works on the Sony PlayStation 3

03/21/2011, If there’s one thing we thought the Microsoft Kinect would not be able to do was to work with the Sony PlayStation 3. Well a Kinect modder who goes by the name of Shantanu Goel has just proven us wrong. He has managed to get the motion control...

Kinect used to control DIY Eye of Sauron

03/18/2011, Fans of Lord of the Rings are going to love this new way to use the Kinect. The Technology Studio in UK recently uploaded a video of a giant eyeball that used the Kinect’s motion sensors to detect people walking around it. The eyeball could...