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Microsoft Works On Kinect Sensor In Displays?

03/05/2013, Microsoft was really on to something with their Kinect gaming accessory, which actually transformed your entire body into a video game controller, further extending the realm of gameplay by blurring several lines which was originally ventured by the...

Microsoft Considered ‘Cool’ Again By Young Adults

02/21/2013, If you would have told me a few years ago teens would no longer consider Apple to be cool in 2013, I wouldn’t believe you. If you followed that up by saying Microsoft would then be considered cool by teens, I would have called you a damn liar right...

Kinect 2.0 For Xbox 720 Specifications Leaked

02/20/2013, New information about Kinect 2.0 has been leaked. The device will be shipped with every Xbox 720, whenever that is launched. However the specs haven’t been drastically changed. The Kinect 2.0 is now rumored to have a new sensor for infrared detection....

Marionettebot Brings Window Shopping To A Whole New Level

02/19/2013, Some of us would love to indulge in a little bit of retail therapy whenever things or a situation goes sour for us, but others might not have the kind of monetary capability at this point in time to go shopping, resorting to just window shopping....

Report: Xbox 720 To Feature Siri-Like Voice Control

02/07/2013, It seems every day we get closer to E3, there’s a new rumor for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. Yesterday we heard of the possibility the next-generation Xbox requiring an Internet connection at all times, which may be one of the nails in the coffin...

Kinect Aids US Veterans With Physical Therapy

12/21/2012, The Kinect add-on from Microsoft is definitely a piece of gaming technology that has gone beyond its original purpose, that is, to offer an alternative gaming environment where your entire body is the controller itself. We have seen our fair share of...

Kinect Helps Patients Feel At Ease

11/20/2012, Being hospitalized is no fun for anyone, and it can be an emotionally as well as financially draining time for the family involved. Well, in order to up the fun factor while reducing all the stress and glum looks at hospitals, a children’s clinic in...

Microsoft’s New Patent Is Pure, Privacy-Invading Evil

11/06/2012, Here’s a new, innovative Kinect patent. It uses the Kinect cameras to count how many users watching the television, and can take “remedial action” if there are more people watching than the number of licenses you paid for....

3Gear Systems’ Kinect setup could replace your computer’s mouse

10/05/2012, We know that Microsoft’s Kinect is capable of more than just gaming, and the folks at 3Gear Systems have come up with an interesting way to use it as a possible replacement for your mouse. Through the use of gestures, they demonstrated in the video...

eyeSight gesture control can code motion control into any camera

09/24/2012, One of the most widely-used and commercially successful motion-sensing pieces of hardware has been Microsoft’s Kinect. Microsoft bundled it up with its Xbox game console and since then, Kinect has been flying right off the shelves. However, until...