Kinect Archive

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 a Kinect and is being sold at almost a third

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 close-up motion sensing, as an evolution of the existing method, using the Kinect. Now I’m going to talk about yet another unique

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 or PCs. We’ve also talked about the potential of Kinect in tablets.

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 deal will cost approx. $458.76 over the course of two years (before

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 they were just a decade earlier as new technologies like tablets,

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 navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave

Poll – Should Microsoft spin off their Windows Gaming division?

There’s a fantastic article on by Dana Blankenhorn. He makes the point that Microsoft stock “will always be weighed-down by the volume, and outlook, of Microsoft Windows. The business is too big for it to be

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 week of Black Friday. Sales highlights in the U.S. include: Xbox

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 Kinect in detail 11 months ago so who knows at this

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. While Metro clearly looks like it has touch in mind, what about