Kinect

  • White Kinect coming with Kinect Star Wars

    In a photo posted to the Kinect for Xbox 360 Facebook page, we now know that there will be a white version of Kinect. While Apple is more commonly associated with white accessories, Microsoft are having their shot at fitting in with the catalogue entertainment setup that none of...
  • Kinect SDK beta now available. Non-commercial use only.

    Overnight Microsoft Researched has released the Software Development Kit for Kinect. As promised at Mix, the Kinect SDK beta is Microsoft’s official support for developing new and exciting applications using the Kinect sensor. This is largely a response to an incredibly passionate community of Kinect Hacks. The biggest difference...
  • E3 2011: Microsoft Keynote summary [in pictures]

    Microsoft’s keynote at E3 2011 began with a live on-stage demo of never before seen Modern Warfare 3 single player campaign. Its pretty safe to say the action was nothing short of EPIC ! Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Tomb Raider The Tomb Raider story is getting a...
  • Toyota demonstrate virtual showroom using Kinect at ReMix

    Microsoft’s web developers conference – ReMix kicked off tonight with some pretty impressive entertainment from Mr Percival, as well as a preview of HTML5 applications and the Windows Phone Mango update (Qantas app). The most interesting demonstration of all was the the use of Kinect. Toyota say this demonstration...
  • Avatar Kinect coming May 27th, Dashboard update next week

    First shown off at this year’s CES conference back in January, Xbox’s Avatars are set to get an upgrade. Lets say your having a bad hair day and you don’t want to be on video, but you do want to chat to your friends online. Avatar Kinect allows you...
  • Where are the voice commands for Kinect Australia ?

    If you remember when Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 launched last year, Australian’s missed out on a key feature. Controlling content on your TV by voice commands was the thing of dreams and science fiction. Microsoft said in November that Voice control would come to Australian Kinect’s by ‘early...
  • The Hottest gadget this Christmas – Kinect

    Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect is an amazing piece of technology that allows for new and exciting experiences by making you the controller. Kinect contains a video camera, depth sensor, an array of microphones as well as a motorised head and lives above or below your TV. All of this combines...
  • Hands-off with Kinect in Australia

    Microsoft’s Kinect launched today, so naturally I picked one up to review for you guys. I like to spend time with products before giving my full review (Boxee Box review coming soon), there are issues with products that only show up after extended use. Setup Setup was a breeze,...
  • Kinect senses Australia today !

    Update Kinect has arrived. After paying in full for the pre-order yesterday, I received a $50 refund from EB Games for what they said was a Microsoft launch promotion. While the terms don’t seem to be published anywhere, basically its a discount if you buy games when you get...
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