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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...

Wiipop brings Kinect camera and Wiimotes together

04/18/2012, The video game family can be said to be a big, happy one – especially when you have enterprising minds who want to cobble what was deemed anathema in the past to a totally new hybrid experience. Case in point, the Wiipop which will incorporate both...

Kinect integration update for Skyrim coming soon

04/12/2012, Heads up Skyrim players, it looks like the game will be receiving an update that will allow players to interact with the game via Kinect commands. If that sounds familiar, it’s because this was a feature demonstrated during Bethesda’s “Game Jam”...

Microsoft Plans to bring Kinect to Windows Phone 8

04/11/2012, As far-fetched as it sounds, the folks over at VR-Zone claim to have had a chat with some Microsoft employees who mentioned the next step in Kinect-related technology. Apparently Microsoft has been working on fitting the Kinect Natural User Interface that...

User interface detects tongue movement with Kinect

04/03/2012, I must say, the Kinect system that was introduced to the world for use with the Xbox 360 console has certainly spawned far more hacks compared to the PS Move or the Nintendo Wiimote. Today, we shall look at yet another hack, where this particular one...