You can basically tell the entire story of the Xbox 360/PlayStation 3 console generation with Internet memes … so that’s what we did.
There’s lots of sensors in the new Kinect, but it’s not as complicated as it once was.
Apple’s much-rumored iTV (and other iGadgets) could be getting Kinect-like motion sensing tech.
A leaked Brazilian Xbox One manual shows that the Kinect needs to stand at least 4.5 feet away from where the gamer is playing.
“Leap Motion is already small enough to fit in essentially almost every desktop or laptop, and could even fit in most tablets and smartphones,” Leap Motion CEO Michael Buckwald said. “We’re now making it even smaller.”
The Xbox 360 and Xbox One have new ways for you to dig into your fantasy football teams, pro football, and other sports.
Some features still won’t work in certain countries.
The voice commands will only work in U.S., U.K., Canada, France, and Germany.
The developers of Zumba Fitness World Party gives us a good idea of the benefits and challenges of developing for the Xbox One.
Microsoft still isn’t considering a cheaper Xbox One retail package that drops the Kinect.
Microsoft continues to address consumer complaints about the Xbox One.
Leap Motion enables precise gestural control through 10-finger tracking for only $80.
After months of developer releases, preorders, video teases, and OEM deals, Leap Motion’s 3-D motion control is finally available for purchase.
The Kinect can see who is playing and will load player preferences automatically.
An Apple delegation reportedly visited PrimeSense’s Tel Aviv headquarters recently, as top engineers checked out the company’s facilities and technology. Apple already has three research and development centers in Israel.
Physical activity is a feature in 20 percent of video games now.
One community writer argues that Microsoft made much smarter choices with the Xbox One than people might realize.
Virtual reality might well make a comeback in games, based on the reception for Oculus VR.
Sony’s one-two punch at E3 means Microsoft will have to change its ways.
Microsoft Studios debuted its new game, Project Spark, which hands players the controls for world creation and interaction.
This new whole-home gesture recognition system, called WiSee, uses good ol’ WiFi to give you ultimate cosmic power through the magic of gestural control from any room in your house.
Oriense’s founders used to work on giving robots the power of sight. Now it wants to bring its tech to visually impaired humans.
Consumer rights issues are overshadowing an otherwise impressive technological announcement.
Microsoft’s Kinect for the Xbox One is built into the system and it can detect six players at the same time.
Unlike the current Kinect, Microsoft’s next Xbox should offer true motion control without lag that’s supported by quality software.
The technology uses Microsoft’s Kinect to track eye movements when someone is looking at a computer screen.
Editor’s Pick The more Samsung “adds value” to Android by customizing a version of it for the Galaxy line of phones, the more it will suck.
Gestural control interfaces for everyday computing could get a big shot in the arm with this update.
Kinect could unobtrusively measure the breathing of burn victims or others who can use strap-on measurement systems.
Microsoft Research is always working on cool new features, and based on a video Microsoft just released, it seems clear that the next version of Kinect will be able to better recognize hands, hand positioning, and hand gestures, effectively letting you control your Xbox — and your PC — with just the equipment god gave you, right out of the box.
If you haven’t already pre-ordered, however, the price is now a little higher: $79.99, up $10 from the pre-order cost.
There’s still no official release date, but Leap Motion has already scored a major deal for its long-awaited gesture control gadget with Best Buy.
Guest Post Rovio’s success with Angry Birds, the fastest growing game in history, is a great example of how app developers are applying some ‘traditional’ marketing lessons to drive more revenue.
With the high volume of new products and flashy prototypes vying for attention at the 2013 CES, very few have shown the kind of innovation needed to bring humanity one step closer to creating the ultimate consumer electronic device: a holodeck.
Editor’s Pick Controlling a browser with your eyes? Playing a game in a web browser on your smartphone by waving your hands in the air? That and more is the future of the web, according to Google.
In Microsoft’s living room of the future, it’s television that watches you.
Developer Harmonix continues its fantastic legacy of music games with Dance Central 3. Consider the title your yearly reminder of why you bought the Xbox 360′s Kinect hardware in the first place.
Microsoft’s Xbox team and the NFL have joined forces to make America healthier and reduce childhood obesity. One of the incentives is an actual NFL star friending a kid on Facebook and giving him or her a “social autograph,” which kids can then share with their friends.
With 3Gear, the mouse treats your hand as if it’s one big pointing finger. The touchscreen interaction is about sliding around pictures under glass, but 3Gear expects developers will use it for 3D applications rather than games.
Watch a live demo of SoftKinetic’s close-range gesture controls.