Recently untethered from the Xbox, independent developers have been making some really awesome piece
Now it appears that other researchers from MIT have another “Minority Report” example to show us using the Kinect Controller, and this one certainly looks the prettiest to date. Created for Linux using the libfreenect driver, this demonstration was created by researchers at LIS and the Robotic Locomotion Group at MIT...
Michael Wolf: Most of the digerati remain skeptical about Microsoft's long journey to becoming a key player in the digital home. I can’t really blame them, given that the sheer number of swings and misses the company has undergone over the past decade may only be second to that of its hometown baseball team.
Microsoft Corp. today announced that strong demand over the Black Friday weekend has propelled retail sales of Kinect for Xbox 360 to more than 2.5 million units worldwide since it launched just 25 days ago.
"We are thrilled about the consumer response to Kinect, and are working hard with our retail and manufacturing partners to expedite production and shipments of Kinect to restock shelves as fast as possible to keep up with demand," said Don Mattrick, president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. "With sales already exceeding two and a half million units in just 25 days, we are on pace to reach our forecast of 5 million units sold to consumers this holiday."
These Kinect hacks just keep getting better and better. YouTube user yankeyan modded his Xbox Kinect
Hacking the Xbox 360 Kinect is all about baby step
On a side note, check out this awesome implementation of Kinect on Windows 7
Microsoft representatives appearing on National Public Radio's "Science Friday" today said that the company's Kinect motion-controller was left open by "design," despite earlier comments by the company that it did not "condone" Kinect's hacking.
A tweet by the "Science Friday" staff read "(Xbox director of incubation) Alex Kipman says Kinect interface was left unprotected 'by design.' [And Microsoft's] Shannon Loftis says she's 'inspired' by community finding new uses."
Today in the Department of Kinect Hacks, we've got an official-looking hack showing off how you can
Microsoft Corp. today announced it has sold 1 million Kinect for Xbox 360 units worldwide in 10 days
One of the cornerstone technologies of Microsoft's Kinect — the ability to track a person in real ti
On November 4, Microsoft began selling its Kinect sensors for Xbox at retail. Gamers, and those with
The version of the Microsoft Kinect motion controller for the Xbox 360 that goes on sale tomorrow will use much less of the game system's processing power than has been reported, according to Alex Kipman, director of incubation at Microsoft. In a recent interview, Kipman said the controller's CPU usage is in the single-digit range. Previously, reports stated the Kinect would use between 10 to 15 percent of the Xbox's processing power, GamesIndustry noted...
Oprah has surprised her audience with giveaways for Kindles, cars and even trips to Australia. Now,
Today, the countdown to Kinect begins, as Microsoft Corp. announced the launch of a multiyear advert
Several stores, including Game and Play.com, have already sold out of their pre-order allocation of
Microsoft Xbox product director Aaron Greenberg is bullish on the company's TGS lineup, the Japanese