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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...

Assassin’s Creed for Kinect is a hilarious April Fool’s joke

04/02/2012, Ever wondered what Assassin’s Creed would be like if paired up with Microsoft’s Kinect for the Xbox? While we doubt we will be seeing such a game released in the near future, these good folks have created an April Fool’s video for a fictional game:...

CEO Vision brings Augmented Reality to the corporate world

03/30/2012, If you thought 3D graphics and the Kinect are technologies that don’t belong in the corporate world, Keytree Labs aims to prove you wrong. The company has recently come up with a concept solution called CEO Vision. Making use of a 3D headset and a...

Kinect for Windows 1.5 arriving in May

03/27/2012, Yesterday Microsoft revealed some interesting details about its plans for Kinect for Windows. According to an official blog post, Kinect for Windows will be launching in 19 more countries in the coming months – folks in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan,...

Kinect adventure game prototype powered by emotions

03/23/2012, We have seen the world of video games evolve from standard physical controllers to the novelty (which actually works quite well, actually) of motion-controlled games, with the Kinect from Microsoft spearheading the effort of using your entire body as a...