Kinect

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Is the Leap 3D motion control system going to make the Kinect obsolete?

A new an amazing device just popped up on our radar. It’s called the Leap 3D motion control system. It’s marketed as being 100 times more accurate than…

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Microsoft Shows Off The MirageTable, A New Augmented Reality Device

Just yesterday I talked about the SoundWave technology and how Microsoft could leverage that for…

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Microsoft Research’s "SoundWave" Technology Is Like Kinect, Without The Need For A Camera

For a while now we’ve talked about how Microsoft Kinect could find its way into many of today’s computers, regardless of whether they are laptops…

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Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 and a contract

Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 with a two-year Xbox Live Gold contract for $14.99 per month. This special…

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Prototype Grocery Cart Utilizes Kinect And Windows Technology

When Microsoft first debuted Kinect, not that long ago, we really had no clue how far there ambitions stretched in regards to the hands-free technology….

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Kinect + 3 game bundle is now available on Amazon

This is pretty cool. Amazon is now selling the Kinect with  three Kinect-friendly games for $99.99 ($50 off). The bundle includes: Kinect Adventures The Gunstringer Fruit Ninja Kinect. In the United States,…

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Kinect For Windows Commercial Program Launches Today

Today is officially the start of the “Kinect for Windows” commercial program, allowing companies worldwide to get their hands on the Kinect. From there hopefully they…

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Microsoft pushing ahead with Kinect hardware integration for Windows 8

Microsoft are continuing to push the Kinect into new hardware platforms. The push seems to correspond with the upcoming release of Windows 8. You may remember…

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Microsoft Planning A Xbox-Free Kinect For TV Users?

Just yesterday, I talked about how Microsoft’s future is about a lot more than just Windows. I talked about a few different business sectors that…

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Kinect Sensor for Windows coming on February 1 2012

OK, the CES 2012 keynote by Steve Ballmer is over and the summary is in progress. Most of you may not remember this, but in January…

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Using Your Eyes To Control Windows 8

There are many reasons to get excited about Windows 8, from the new touch-friendly Metro interface to its changes that speed up the OS in…

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Kinect For Windows Coming Sometime Early This Year

2012 is shaping up to be a rather exciting year for Microsoft with Windows 8 on its way, possibly Windows Phone 8 sometime this year,…

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Microsoft Strategies To Stay Relevant In 2012, And Beyond

In the past I’ve discussed how the world of technology is truly on the verge of massive change. Traditional personal computers are becoming less relevant than…

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New updates being rolled out for the Xbox 360

Microsoft is rolling out some really amazing updates to the Xbox in the next few days. These updates include a new interface that allows you to…

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Poll – Should Microsoft spin off their Windows Gaming division?

There’s a fantastic article on seekingalpha.com by Dana Blankenhorn. He makes the point that Microsoft stock “will always be weighed-down by the volume, and…

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Xbox 360 and Kinect had a really really good week!

Yikes, this is bananas! The Xbox 360 just closed the biggest sales week in it’s history selling more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. during the…

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New Rumor: Kinect will be integrated into televisions

Once again, the Windows 8 gossip mongers have struck and this one is (as usual) pretty interesting. It comes from the same source who predicted a 2nd generation…

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Kinect’s Accelerator Program

Windows 8 has begun the evolution of user interfaces and input devices thanks to its Metro interface and the push towards alternative input like touch….

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The Future Of Voice, Touch, And Motion-Control In Windows 8

Recently, the iPhone 4S received tons of positive attention for one of its most impressive features, Siri. Apple’s new Siri technology allowed you to fully…

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Metro Coming On December 6th To Xbox 360

On certainly more than one occasion I’ve focused on Microsoft’s expansion strategy, “Windows Everywhere”. Windows Everywhere isn’t just about Windows on all kinds of desktop…