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  • Microsoft Kinect research centre opens in Melbourne

    Researchers and academics will explore uses for social interactive technologies at a new $8 million research centre launched today at the University of Melbourne.

    Written by Byron Connolly05 Dec. 13 12:09
  • Cool Kinect hacks

    When Microsoft launched Kinect for the Xbox 360, it intended the peripheral -- which is capable of full-body motion tracking for multiple simultaneous users -- to be used for games and media playback.

    Written by Rohan Pearce18 March 11 15:41
  • Microsoft pushes more Kinect-like user interfaces

    Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 ditched handheld controllers for gestures and sound, but natural user interfaces don't have to be restricted to video games.

    Written by Jon Brodkin09 March 11 08:45
  • Kinect for Windows SDK shipping later this year

    Microsoft's official blog has announced that a free, "non-commercial" Windows SDK for developing for applications using the company's Kinect motion sensing system will be available for download "this spring" (that's our autumn for the hemispherically challenged).

    Written by Rohan Pearce22 Feb. 11 10:21
  • Kinect, Wii used to play Call of Duty in gadget mashup hack

    So, you want to play some Call Of Duty on your PC? You could do that the old fashioned way, or you could spice things up a little by hooking your PC up to Microsoft's Kinect and Nintendo's Wii Remote for some added FPS awesomeness, One avid gamer has done just that, sharing the impressive results on YouTube for all to see.

    Written by Chris Brandrick12 Jan. 11 12:23