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Microsoft Kinect powered trash can moves around to catch rubbish

07/26/2012, I am quite sure than many of us have tried throwing a crunched up piece of paper towards the waste basket in an effort to replicate our basketball heroes who tend to make the money shots whenever they are on court. Well, here is one way where you might...

Two Kinect-Like Sensors Powers Vision for SAMI Robot

07/19/2012, PrimeSense, the company which provides the main chip inside Kinect, has announced that two of its sensors would be utilized in a French robotic project called SAMI (Systeme Autonome Modulaire Interactif) which is being developed by CRIIF. SAMI is a...

Turn your body into a music mixer with a Kinect hack

07/17/2012, The Microsoft Kinect add-on for the Xbox 360 can be said to be one of the more versatile gaming components to date, and the kind of hacks associated with it has also impressed to date. What is this Kinect hack that we are going to talk about today? Known...

NASA and Microsoft release Mars Rover Landing game

07/17/2012, If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to land a rover on the surface of Mars, you’re in luck. To celebrate NASA’s Curiosity rover upcoming landing on Mars, the agency teamed up with Microsoft to create a game called “Mars...

Kinect PlayFit launches today

07/10/2012, If you love playing games on the Xbox 360 with your Kinect and you’ve always wondered about how many calories you’re actually burning every time you complete a gaming session, you’re in luck. Today, Microsoft announced the launch of...

$99 Xbox 360 with Kinect bundle now available

06/26/2012, Microsoft confirmed earlier rumors of a $99 Xbox 360 sometime last month, and here we are spiralling towards the end of June with word that this particular bundle that will not cost more than a Benjamin, has arrived at store shelves at long last. There is...

Kinect system “Kinsight” can track all items in your house

06/08/2012, Oh, the wonders of Microsoft’s Kinect technology. Last month, we told about the space docking system that uses Kinect technology to align a nanosatellite. Early this week, we also wrote about a Kinect technology used in vascular surgery. Well, if...

Minority Report inspires Kinect power glove by Ben Heck

06/05/2012, Ben Heck, the modding guru whom I have run out of superlatives to describe his creations, is back with a power glove that was inspired by the Minority Report movie which is said to make your Kinect experience on the Xbox 360 even more precise and...

Kinect technology used in vascular surgery

06/04/2012, “Wave your hands in the air like you don’t care!” or so the phrase goes in one of the more popular dance tracks of yore, and I would loathe to be operated upon by a surgeon who listens to that song when he/she employs Kinect technology...

Kinect technology used to build nanosatellites

05/28/2012, Scientists at the University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) are developing a docking system that is based on Xbox Kinect technology. The twin-satellite mission, called STRaND-2, is a follow-up mission of the STRaND (Surrey...

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor playable demo on Xbox LIVE

05/24/2012, If you have a penchant for war games, then you might want to check out the playable demo of Steel Battalion Heavy Armor over at Xbox LIVE. Using the abilities that come with Kinect, gaming in the war zone has gotten far more interactive than you could...