Kinect for Xbox 360

Impulse Technology Ltd., an Ohio company has sued Microsoft in Delaware’s federal court alleging that the Kinect for Xbox 360 infringes on seven of its patents.

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While the developers are diving into the recently released Kinect SDK for PC after a slew of Kinect hacks since its launch, Microsoft Research has developed a great adaptation of Avatar Kinect for healthcare implementations. The concept prototype was demoed by Craig Mundie at Pacific Health Summit in Seattle last week.

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KinectEDucation is a community-driven initiative to promote the use of Kinect for Xbox360 for gesture-based applications for teaching in classrooms. The project aims to pioneer this new dimension of learning in education.

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Kinect is the Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device but Here’s Why It is Awesome

The Kinect and its SDK for Windows will be the most awesome DIY hardware for indie developers and with this SDK, MS has unleashed a whole new world of possibilities that moves closer to Microsoft’s dream of the future.

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Microsoft has filed a trademark application for NUAds which has been described as an interactive advertisement platform that will use Kinect sensors.

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Microsoft at the E3: Force Kinect Kinect Kinect And Oh Some More Kinect Into Everything

Kinect Kinect Kinect. That is all Microsoft is harping on in the Electronic Entertainment Expo this year. It has added Kinect to practically everything. Read on to find out why this is not exactly a very good thing.

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Microsoft India has a campaign where users can take the Xbox 360 and Kinect to their homes and give it a try before buying it.

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Microsoft Pilots Xbox Kinect For Interactive Education In South African School

Microsoft’s Live@Edu team is working on using Xbox Kinect for interactive education in parts of rural South Africa.

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Two job applications from Microsoft hint at a new Xbox Kinect sensor being worked on. Will probablybe cheaper.

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Xbox Kinect

The Xbox Kinect has had over 10 million sales since its launch. It has also bagged a Guinness World Record for being the fastest selling consumer electronics device.

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Microsoft’s Kinect controller has been a tremendous hit. The Kinect controller is not only being used for gaming, but it’s also being used by hackers on personal computers to create really cool applications. Microsoft saw this as an opportunity for increasing its sales, and has announced that it will release a Kinect SDK for free use.

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Demos of Windows Phone 7 Features Showed At MWC 2011

Demos of WP7 copy/paste, Kinect integration, HTML5 on IE9 and multitasking.

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Activate3D has come up with a new piece of tech called Intelligent Character Motion (ICM) technology. The ICM basically allows the player to “feel” through the virtual world as if they were in it – the ultimate goal of most of these motion control input devices. Based on the input (via a Kinect sensor or a Wii wand or any other motion-sensing device) and the surrounds of the virtual avatar, the ICM predicts the most accurate action based on the context.

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What do you do if you have insane computer programming skills, an Xbox Kinect, a copy of Minecraft and lots of free time? Hack the Kinect to make statues of real life objects in Minecraft, of course…

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Steve Ballmer boring keynote at the ongoing CES 2011 just got over and he has announced some new features for the Xbox 360 Kinect users. First and foremost, Steve announced the Avatar Kinect feature for Xbox 360 Kinect console owners.

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