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Etronika Kinect app offers online banking capability

03/06/2012, Ever wished you could perform your banking duties without the need for a mouse? That is not an issue, especially with the Natural User Interface (NUI) that Etronika employs, letting users control and interact with online banking without having to even...

Fruit Ninja Kinect achieves 1 million XBLA downloads

03/05/2012, Milestones are definitely targets worth achieving (and surpassing), and Fruit Ninja Kinect has just passed the 1 million XBLA download mark. This is the perfect way for everyone’s popular arm swinging game to kick off the new year, never mind that...

Xbox 360 Special Edition 4GB Kinect Family Bundle announced

02/28/2012, If you have read all the hype about Kinect technology on the Xbox 360 system, and have yet to actually make a monetary commitment to Microsoft’s best selling video game console to date, then here is another chance for you to do so. Microsoft has...

LightBeam pico projector turns any surface into a display

02/23/2012, One thing about regular projectors we have is the fact that they require a large blank surface to work with, which means you’re usually stuck with a few different walls or surfaces in a room. What if you use the blank box in front of you or a sheet...

Doodle Defense is played with a whiteboard and Kinect

02/14/2012, If you’re a fan of tower defense games, you’re going to love Doodle Defense – at least I think you will. Played with a whiteboard, a Kinect, a projector, and a Mac computer, Doodle Defense takes drawing games and tower defense to a whole new...

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...