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iSec is a Kinect clone for Chinese gamers

05/06/2011, Make way for the iSec, formerly known as the eBox, still a clone of Kinect and still made by Lenovo. What is an iSec? A “Sec” is short for “Sports Entertainment Center” which strongly suggests the console will be sold with a Wii...

Kinect and iPhone brought together to 3D shooter

05/03/2011, Come on, let’s admit it; we all love seeing unholy unions (Android running on an iPhone or Windows phone device anyone?) and apparently so do the guys at Rockmoon in Singapore. The developers have recently come up with a prototype game that has the...

Kinect used to recreate Han Solo’s carbonite mold

05/02/2011, If you know your Star Wars – or even if you didn’t, I’m sure you would remember Han Solo getting trapped in carbonite in The Empire Strikes Back. Well thanks to the power of the Microsoft Kinect, we too can be frozen albeit on screen instead...

Rumor: Microsoft working on a hardcore Kinect shooter game

05/02/2011, The motion control game wars are on. Word on the street is that Microsoft Game Studios Vancouver is hard at work on a shooting game that uses Kinect. Hmm…what could that mean? Does that mean a Halo shooting game is on it’s way? Now that Bungie...

KinEmote lets your Kinect recognize hand shapes in real time

04/29/2011, The people over at Lateral Flux – creators of the groundbreaking KinEmote software that allows Windows users to use the Kinect with popular Windows programs are back with an exciting update to KinEmote. They’ve now made the Kinect much more...

Fruit Ninja coming to a Kinect near you soon

04/28/2011, Finally, everybody’s favorite fruit slicing and dicing game Fruit Ninja will be ported over for Kinect on Xbox 360. According to Siliconera, Korea’s Game Ratings Board has rated Fruit Ninja Kinect. Developers Halfbrick haven’t made any...

Microsoft patents custom Kinect profiles

04/22/2011, The Kinect has been used in over 101 different applications and new ways to use the motion controller are being discovered on a weekly basis. It’s been Microsoft’s ingenious idea to release the controller out into the wild and let people go...

Windows 8 to offer Kinect support?

04/21/2011, Some folks have managed to get their hands on Windows 8 (probably the leaked build) and upon digging through the operating system; they stumbled upon some interesting features. It has been discovered that Windows 8 will support some sort of human...

Kinect and Wii used to play 3D Tetris

04/21/2011, Tetris is an age old, classic game that has been popular pretty much since it was introduced. However in today’s world of fancy gaming consoles and motion controls, the game somehow feels a little outdated, even though it still remains one of the...

Netflix now supports Kinect

04/14/2011, Folks who use the Xbox 360 to access Netflix are in for a treat. Netflix has just announced the support for the Microsoft Kinect motion controller in their Netflix app on the gaming console. All users have to do is launch Netflix in the Video Marketplace...

Kinect used to control armchair

04/13/2011, Yesterday at the MIX11 event, Microsoft demonstrated some of the new things that can be achieved with the Kinect motion controller. Microsoft created a special armchair that is completely controlled through the use of hand gestures that are read by the...

Kinect used to create impressive physics demo

04/13/2011, If there’s one thing the Kinect is good for – it’s to create impressive videos of humans interacting with digital objects. The folks over at IDEO Labs recently got their hands on a Kinect and coded up an impressive demo in a short span of...

USB rocket launcher gets some Kinect love

04/11/2011, It is only a matter of time before someone figured out how to make good use of the USB rocket launcher that we’ve covered inthe past – by hacking into a Kinect system, so that mere hand gestures are able to get those rockets off the mark at...

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...