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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...