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Xbox Execs Talk Sales and the Future of TV (76M Xbox, 24M Kinects Sold)

Xbox Execs Talk Sales and the Future of TV (76M Xbox, 24M Kinects Sold)

February 12, 2013 1 Comment

Here we have an interesting press release where Xbox execs talk about sales numbers, and the future of television. With 76M Xbox’s, 24M Kinects and 46M Xbox Live members, Microsoft is in a great position to lead in the evolution of TV.   Xbox Execs Talk Momentum and the Future of TV REDMOND, Wash. – […]

Grab Kinect Arcade Game “Wreckateer” Free on Xbox 360 Now

Grab Kinect Arcade Game “Wreckateer” Free on Xbox 360 Now

November 15, 2012 2 Comments

Xbox Live is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. With that said, they are offering the Kinect game “Wreckateer”for free on the Xbox 360 on Novemeber 15th – 16th. Grab it here Game Info: Featuring Avatar FameStar! Wreckateer uses the Kinect to put you in control of a massive castle-wrecking Ballista. With the help of Wreck […]

Xbox 720/ Kinect V2: Microsoft Patents Projector Tech to Bring Video Game into Your Living Room (Augmented Reality?)

Xbox 720/ Kinect V2: Microsoft Patents Projector Tech to Bring Video Game into Your Living Room (Augmented Reality?)

September 11, 2012 3 Comments

Check this new Patent out from Microsoft, it looks to be a version of Kinect for the next Xbox console. The technology would either project from the Kinect or work as glasses for the user. The game would in theory come to life in the players room, where the walls would be covered as the […]

Kinect for Windows: New Features and Markets

Kinect for Windows: New Features and Markets

September 5, 2012 No Comments

Microsoft has announced that Kinect for Windows will not only have new features but starting October 8th, it will be available in more countries. Kinect for Windows will be coming to China on October 8th and to Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, and Poland later this fall. The new SDK will be available […]

Microsoft: Kinect is Now $109.99

Microsoft: Kinect is Now $109.99

August 22, 2012 1 Comment

Microsoft today announced that their much loved Kinect will be priced at $109.99, don from $149.99. On their Microsoft store, you can already see the price change.   Majer Nelson: Today we are announcing a new price for Kinect. The new permanently reduced price will be US $109.99 in US. There will be also a […]

Leaked: Kinect 2 Working on Durango (codename for Xbox 720)

Leaked: Kinect 2 Working on Durango (codename for Xbox 720)

August 10, 2012 4 Comments

We have recently seen tons of leaks and information regarding Microsoft’s next gen Xbox codenamed Durango (xbox 720). A twitter post recently though took things a bit further as it was an image of a supposed sample from Kinect 2 running on Xbox 720. You can see a huge difference as the image shows an […]

Microsoft Files For ‘Mobile Kinect’ and ‘Living Room Movie Creation’ Patents

Microsoft Files For ‘Mobile Kinect’ and ‘Living Room Movie Creation’ Patents

August 3, 2012 2 Comments

Microsoft has recently submitted an application for a mobile Kinect like device. Although it does not mention ‘kinect’ it describes the mobile device as one that captures and updates “parameters which specify how the mobile depth camera has moved.” We are talking about a Kinect that can reestablish where it’s being positioned in a room. […]

Future of Store Windows With Kinect & Augmented Reality (video)

Future of Store Windows With Kinect & Augmented Reality (video)

July 25, 2012 2 Comments

Now this is a pretty cool project by the team at Second Story, a Portland based creative studio. They are working on a store windows display that shows you more information about the product with the help of augmented reality. Better yet, the whole project uses kinect to help with the angle and positioning. Take […]

Leaked: Microsoft’s Massive Roadmap for Xbox (XTV, Xbox 720, Kinect V2, etc)

Leaked: Microsoft’s Massive Roadmap for Xbox (XTV, Xbox 720, Kinect V2, etc)

June 16, 2012 4 Comments

A slideshow from 2 years ago show Microsofts roadmap for the Xbox system and related services. This includes things like: XTV –Xbox TV will be launched “Holiday 2012” and will be what it sounds like. Full support won’t be till the Xbox 720 though in 2013. It will work on the Xbox 360, Phone and […]

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5 With Kinect Studio Available Now for Download

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.5 With Kinect Studio Available Now for Download

May 21, 2012 No Comments

The Kinect for Windows SDK was just updated to Version 1.5 and it now includes a tool called Kinect Studio. Check out the whole change log below   Changes since the Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 release The Kinect for Windows v1.5 SDK, driver, and runtime are 100% compatible with Kinect for Windows v1.0 application […]

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