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Kinect used to aid reverse parking

02/14/2012, A lot of cars have cameras installed in the rear to help drivers when it comes to parking, but most of them are pretty simple setups – with the camera acting as a pair of additional eyes. Well, some folks at the University of Technology in Sydney...

Zumba Fitness Rush is Kinect for Xbox 360 exclusive

02/13/2012, Majesco, the name behind the innovative Cooking Mama series that even had men don digital aprons to churn out something delicious on the Nintendo DS all those years ago, is also the publisher of Zumba Fitness Rush, where it will be the most...

Kinect based online banking from Etronika a reality now

02/13/2012, We touched on how the face of online banking might get more fun than usual thanks to Etronika, with the introduction of Kinect-based online banking, and while that was still a concept in October last year, times have certainly changed. There is a fully...

Kinect Star Wars bundle arriving on April 3rd

02/10/2012, Last year it was announced that the Kinect Star Wars bundle was going to arrive in April 2012, and it looks like Microsoft will be keeping its promise. According to a recent announcement on the Major Nelson website, we now have a definite release date for...

Kinect used to treat phantom limb syndrome

02/09/2012, Phantom limb, in case you didn’t know, is a syndrome that sometimes occurs after a limb is amputated but the mind of the patient still thinks that the limb is attached. This can lead to very painful and frustrating experiences and requires therapy...

viSparsh Kinect belt helps the blind navigate

02/07/2012, We’re no strangers to technology used to help the less fortunate, but it’s always interesting when it’s done with a device originally intended for gaming – in this case, the Kinect. Well some folks over in New Delhi, India have come up...

Kinect for Windows available today

02/01/2012, We previously reported that Kinect for Windows would be made available on February 1st, and it looks like Microsoft has kept to its promise. The company announced on its Next at Microsoft blog today the availability of the Windows version of the motion...

Mirracle Magic Mirror lets you see inside your body

01/31/2012, In case you didn’t already know, the Kinect can be used as more than just a gaming device – the possibilities of what it can be used for is near limitless. Well, the folks over at the Technical University of Munich have decided to use it for...

Kinect for Windows computers arriving on February 1st

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Remember in November last year, Microsoft announced that it would be developing a new version of the Kinect that’s been designed for computers running Windows? Well, we finally have a release date for when the gadget will arrive. Today at...

Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox bundle to arrive April 2012?

12/20/2011, Star Wars fans were undoubtedly disappointed at how the Star Wars Xbox bundle was delayed to 2012. Back when we had originally reported the delay, there was no information on a possible release time frame, but thanks to new information sources, a possible...

Apps on next Xbox required to have Kinect support (updated)

12/09/2011, The Kinect entered the Guinness World Records this year for being the best-selling consumer electronics device, and while that may be true you might notice there isn’t a lot of support for the motion controller, especially when it comes to apps and...

Apple patent reveals Kinect-like input for controlling computers

12/08/2011, It seems like gesture-based control is the in thing now thanks to a recent patent filed by Apple. The recently published patent revealed that Apple had plans to implement a system that would allow users to interact with their Mac computers via gestures, a...

Kinect Hotel Room for video gaming enthusiasts

12/07/2011, If you cannot help but think about how many more dragons you want to kill in Skyrim even when you are at work or on holiday, then you might want to consider making a trip to Paris for your next time off. With so many wonderful hotels to choose from, just...