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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...

Kinect for Windows 1.5 released by Microsoft

05/21/2012, Software giant Microsoft has just rolled out the Kinect for Windows 1.5 update to the Kinect for Windows platform, where it will be accompanied by a totally new set of tools, in addition to upgrades that is hoped to kick start developer interest as well...

Leap Motion brings gesture interaction with computers

05/21/2012, So you think that the touchscreen display is the next best thing since sliced bread? Well, I have news for you – Leap Motion might just want to change the way we use computers, where their new motion control peripheral is actually a tiny device made...

MLB.TV Premium launches in 18 more international markets

05/08/2012, Are you a huge fan of baseball? Well, good news for you – it seems that MLB.TV Premium has just rolled out in 18 other new international markets on Xbox LIVE, so that baseball fans who do not live in the US, Canada or Mexico too will be able to...

Microsoft Turns Gestures into Commands Using Audio Waves

05/08/2012, It seems that the success of Microsoft’s Kinect has driven the company to branch out further into the gesture-related sciences given that one of its latest projects offers gesture control with just a computer’s speakers, a microphone and some...

Kinect Star Wars demo is now available

05/07/2012, Ever wondered just how the Kinect Star Wars would look like? Well, in the true spirit and tradition of a “try before you buy” model, the Kinect Star Wars demo is now available as a free download, although you would do well to check its...

Microsoft unveils Union Jack themed Xbox 360 bundle

05/01/2012, Citizens of the UK, if you’re feeling particularly patriotic over the upcoming Olympic games which will be held in London, or the Queen’s diamond jubilee, or if you simply like the art in general, you’ll be interested to learn that Microsoft has...

Kinect lets you fly through London via Pigeon Simulator

04/30/2012, The Kinect from Microsoft has had its fair share of hacks in the past, and this time around, we have what has been dubbed as the Pigeon Simulator. A team of researchers from the University College London have devised a rather ingenious method of letting...