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Xbox One: Kinect Voice Commands List Now Available

Xbox One: Kinect Voice Commands List Now Available

November 20, 2013 No Comments

Microsoft has released the coice commands for the Xbox One’s Kinect. Check them out below: You can check them out here on Xbox.com

Xbox One: Signal vs Noise  (video)

Xbox One: Signal vs Noise (video)

October 16, 2013 No Comments

Microsoft recently published an interesting article that explains the audio advances that helped the Xbox One and the new Kinect. Ivan Tashev – principal software architect for Microsoft Research “There are improvements in the way we prepare and train the audio pipeline to meet the higher-quality criteria and higher speech-recognition criteria,” “That means software and ...

Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 Now Available

Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 Now Available

September 17, 2013 No Comments

Microsoft announced today that Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 is now available to download. Kinect Team: Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 includes some key features and samples that the community has been asking for, including: New background removal. An API removes the background behind the active user so that it can be replaced with an ...

New Xbox One Dashboard Features Revealed

New Xbox One Dashboard Features Revealed

August 21, 2013 No Comments

Recently at Gamescom, we have finallly heard some more details about the Xbox One dashboard. We already know about the TV, live programming guide, snap functionality and other features from their showing at E3. Below are some new features and tidbits… New Xbox One + Dashboard Details Xbox One permits up to six accounts to be signed in ...

Microsoft: Now You Can Unplug Kinect from Xbox One, Full-Body HD Gamerpics Coming

Microsoft: Now You Can Unplug Kinect from Xbox One, Full-Body HD Gamerpics Coming

August 13, 2013 No Comments

More changes have been made to the Xbox One. IGN recently asked Microsoft’s Marc Whitten a few questions about the upcoming Xbox One. One question in particular was about how connected the Kinect had to be if it stopped working or was damaged. Microsoft is now NOT requiring the Kinect to always be connected to ...

Xbox One: Microsoft Details Kinect Privacy Controls

Xbox One: Microsoft Details Kinect Privacy Controls

June 7, 2013 1 Comment

Yesterday while posting and celebrating about Microsoft finally dishing out the details about the Xbox One’s licensing (something that I was really worried about). I totally forgot to mention that Microsoft also detailed privacy setting for the new Kinect. Privacy by Design: How Xbox One and the New Kinect Sensor Put You in Control You ...

Next Gen Kinect Coming to Windows Next Year

Next Gen Kinect Coming to Windows Next Year

May 23, 2013 1 Comment

Kinect was a really popular item when it first launch, it even got more popular when Microsoft made it available for Windows. Developers will be happy to know that Microsoft’s new next gen Kinect will be available on Windows as well next year. Some of the key capabilities of the new Kinect sensor include: Higher ...

Xbox: Microsoft Research Details IllumiRoom w/ New Video

Xbox: Microsoft Research Details IllumiRoom w/ New Video

April 29, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft Research has recently shared more details on their IllumiRoom projector for Xbox using Kinect. Microsoft Research: IllumiRoom uses a Kinect for Windows camera and a projector to blur the lines between on-screen content and the environment we live in allowing us to combine our virtual and physical worlds. For example, our system can change the ...

Developers: Kinect for Windows SDK 1.7 Now Available

Developers: Kinect for Windows SDK 1.7 Now Available

March 18, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft has made new tools and SDK available for Kinect for Windows. New Tools: Kinect Interactions Kinect Fusion New SDK 1.7 Features: OpenCV and MATLAB Samples to allow developers to build advanced Kinect-enabled applications while using industry standards. Kinect for Windows Code Samples on CodePlex, marking the first time that select Kinect for Windows code ...

2012 Engadget Awards: Lumia 920, Surface RT, Kinect and Alienware X51 All Win 1st Place

2012 Engadget Awards: Lumia 920, Surface RT, Kinect and Alienware X51 All Win 1st Place

February 20, 2013 2 Comments

Engadget’s 2012 gadget awards recently came to a conclusion and many gadgets running on Microsoft software ended in first place. Better yet is the fact that Microsoft’s only hardware entry, the Microsoft Surface RT beat out the iPad.   Smartphone of 2012 Apple iPhone 5:                       4135 (13.4%) Google Nexus 4:                     2795 (9.1%) HTC 8X?:                                     788 (2.6%) ...

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HTC ONE (M8) For Windows Officially Announced & Now Available For Verizon Wireless (Press Release)

HTC offers Windows platform on flagship device, blends premium hardware with unique software experience BELLEVUE, WA – August 19,...

Watch Microsoft’s New Windows Phone Ad Featuring Instagram, OneDrive, Amazing Photos, & Cortana (VIDEO)

Check out the latest ad by Microsoft showcasing the Nokia Lumia 1020 with Instagram and OneDrive and the newly,...

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