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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...

Kinect as a visually impaired radar

03/17/2011, The Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Group from the university of Konstanz has created Navigational Aids for the Visually Impaired (or NAVI), an application that uses Kinect’s perception of depth to guide visually impaired people in buildings. It...

Microsoft Kinect works well with the Source engine

03/10/2011, The Microsoft Kinect is probably one of the most exciting game controllers ever invented and we see a new way to use it almost every week. One of the latest ways to make use of the Kinect controller is to control characters in a game mod of Valve’s...

The hardest way to play Tetris is with the Kinect

03/04/2011, While we know playing games with the Kinect is no walk in the park, wait until you get a load of this project called Kinetris. A Kinect hacker has managed to come up with a Tetris game that makes use of Microsoft’s gaming camera to control the...