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Street Fighter 4 played with the Kinect

01/24/2011, What can you do to make an already fun game even more fun? Why, you add Kinect to it of course! That seems to be the motto for Kinect hackers today who’ve been changing the whole PC-gaming experience with various Kinect hacks. The latest to join the...

Kinect used to perform surgery

01/19/2011, It’s time to add one more item to the ever growing list of things you can do with a Kinect. Previously all we had were fun hacks to play games differently. Now, a group of students from the University of Washington have put forward a more useful way...

Wii and Kinect ally to bring the ultimate Call of Duty experience

01/13/2011, Forget about playing Call of Duty with the keyboard and mouse or gamepad, those devices are so yesterday. Just fork out some money for a Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Kinect, configure your PC to support those controllers, load up Call of Duty and...

Kinect for Flash, Silverlight and Unity

01/12/2011, The Blitz Agency has demonstrated an software interface that allows non C++ applications to get the skeletal data from Kinect, and therefore makes it accessible to a whole new (application) world. Who knows what’s going to come out of this one,...

Microsoft Avatar Kinect demonstration video released

01/11/2011, A new demo of Microsoft’s upcoming Avatar Kinect service for the Microsoft Kinect has been released, showcasing the latest developments in the facial mapping technology. From the video, we can see that the Kinect’s facial mesh will be able to map the...

CTA Digital bowling ball for Kinect is strange

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] You might have seen the strange inflatable kart gaming accessory from CTA Digital a while back and the company is back again at CES with some weird stuff. The company is showcasing a bowling ball add-on for various motion-controlled games out...

Kinect sales surpasses 8 million units in the first 60 days

01/05/2011, Last year we talked a lot about Microsoft setting a 5 million unit sales target for its motion-sensitive Kinect sensor. Now Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer, has made a rather impressive announcement at CES. According to him, not only did Microsoft...

Kinect X-Ray hack shows your skeleton

01/03/2011, There seem to be no end to the number of Kinect hacks out there and next up we’ve got the fun of X-Rays coupled with the Kinect sensor. The folks over at the Technical University of Munich came up with the Magic Mirror program, allowing you to stand in...

Kinect hacked to let you play World of Warcraft sans keyboard

12/28/2010, AFK – Away From Keyboard, is an acronym that most computer savvy users are familiar with, but it brings a new meaning this time around with a spanking new Kinect hack that allows one to play World of Warcraft sans a keyboard. This is actually a...

Rumor: Kinect more than ready to support PC gaming

12/23/2010, Word on the street has it the Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral already comes with PC support built-in, but it has yet to be enabled. Of course, this comes as no surprise since Microsoft’s Windows operating system does proliferate a huge number of...

Kinect hack for Pong

12/23/2010, Another day, another Kinect hack. At this rate, the Kinect will certainly be one of the more versatile gaming accessories to date, considering the amount of modifications done in its coding to apply to various situations in life. This time around, the...

Microsoft Kinect used in Virtual Reality simulation

12/21/2010, The Microsoft Kinect has certainly garnered quite a following in the hacking community, as many people have already come up with a variety of methods to get their kicks. Even better news recently is that the Kinect’s full potential has yet to be...

Kinect-like motion-sensing on the iPad at CES

12/21/2010, By now most of us are familiar with using gestures to perform actions with Microsoft’s Kinect sensor, but what about the iPad? Elliptic Labs has come up with the Touchless Gesture User Interface technology that allows the user to make hand...