Review Category : kinect

The new concept from Razorfish allows you to try new clothes just by your gestures in front of the kinect. It even allows you to share the pictures with your Facebook and twitter friends looking for their suggestion. Truly, we are seeing the glimpse of Next Generation of shopping. Am waiting for Kinect SDK to get released to developers.. ...

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Apart from the software related news from E3, Microsoft also announced the availability of Xbox 360 Speed Wheel accessory for Xbox. Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel will go on sale later this year for US $59.99. Racers rejoice. Find the full press release after the break. Press release: Launching in early October, the Wireless Speed Wheel is completely wireless and controlled intuitively with precise steering, standard controller buttons/triggers, and haptic feedback with rumble.  The device is compatible with all racing games right out of the box*. The Wireless Speed Wheel will be available for $59.99 (U.S. ERP) and will ship to retailers worldwide beginning September 26, 2011. This device combines a fun and immersive driving experience with the biggest racing game of the year, the best rated “Forza Motorsport.” With trigger buttons for gas and brake, combined with a rumble feedback, the Xbox 360 Wireless Speed Wheel provides intuitive standard ...

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Xbox 360 Gives TV a New Voice — Yours With Kinect and Bing on Xbox, you say it, Xbox finds it. LOS ANGELES — June 6, 2011 — What if you could find your favorite games, music, movies and TV shows, just with the sound of your voice? What if you could ask your TV to find “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” and it did — instantly? What if you wanted to listen to Coldplay and all you had to do was tell your TV and it responded by playing the Coldplay songs you love? Only on Xbox 360 is your entertainment together in one place — and now you will be able to find it with your voice.   Microsoft Corp. today kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) by solving the challenge of finding the entertainment you want, quickly and easily. The solution: voice search with Bing ...

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Xbox 360 World Premieres Biggest Blockbuster Games and Entertainment Major publishers unveil Kinect support, including Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy series of games, Electronic Arts’ “Mass Effect 3,” “Madden NFL,” “Tiger Woods PGA TOUR” and “FIFA”; UFC comes to Xbox 360. LOS ANGELES — June 6, 2011 — Today, on the eve of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. premiered a spectacular lineup of new games, demonstrating that Xbox 360 continues to deliver the biggest hits and blockbuster experiences — bar none. This year, Microsoft showcased a host of new groundbreaking exclusive titles on Xbox 360, including “Gears of War 3,” “Forza Motorsport 4” and the world premiere trailer for “Halo 4.” In addition, Microsoft debuted the next installment of the famed “Fable” franchise with “Fable: The Journey,” a game imagined from the ground up for Kinect on Xbox 360 by famed developer Peter Molyneux. Fans were also treated to a ...

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Kinect Fun Labs will be part of the Kinect Hub in Xbox 360 Dashboard. Winrumors reports that Kinect Fun Labs will available later today. Kinect Fun labs will have the following gadgets, Build a buddy – scan in any object and play with it in any way Googly eyes – scan in an object and then be that object Kinect me – make an avatar that looks like you Bobble head – create a bobble head from your avatar Kinect sparklers – lets you use finger tracking to create photos with sparklers Video showing Kinect Fun labs, Video Courtesy: Tom Warren ...

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“The news millions of Halo fans have waited for: Halo 4 is on the way. But that’s not all…” reads the Xbox.com E3 page. Don’t expect it to stay up for long. Kinect Star Wars Feel the Force like never before as Kinect brings you into the Star Wars universe “The news millions of Halo fans have waited for: Halo 4 is on the way” Dance Central 2 New songs and new moves in the sequel to the best-selling Kinect dance game Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary The epic game that launched a universe, remastered for a new generation Kinect Sports Season 2 Kinect puts you in the game for baseball, golf, skiing, tennis, and more Apart from the games, there are new features coming to Xbox LIVE as well such new Voice capabilities. Kinect Fun Labs with Build a Buddy, Googly Eyes, Kinect Me, Bobblehead and Kinect Sparklers. Stay tuned ...

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In few hours, Microsoft is going to address the public on Xbox’s future at E3. Information on what Microsoft is going to show us tonight has started to leak already. After the Star Wars Kinect trailer and gameplay, Kotaku have posted a list of games that Microsoft will announce later today collected from sources closer to them . Here it is, Tomb Raider Forza 4 Star Wars Kinect Gears of War 3 A Halo related title Codename Kingdoms Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster The Elder Scrolls V:Skyrim Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Alan Wake: Night Springs (Kinect compatible) XCOM Hitman: Absolution Modern Warfare 3 Spelunky HD Ghost Recon rail shooter for Kinect Dance Central 2 Kinect FunLabs XCommerce Kinect Sports: Season 2 Toy Soldiers: Cold War Fable: The Journey Raving Rabbids for Kinect An Unspecified Double Fine game Hybrid (XBLA shooter) Roller Coaster Kinect Rise of Nightmares for Kinect. Source: Kotaku ...

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Microsoft is set to reveal Star Wars Kinect along with other new games at E3 later today. Star Wars Kinect game trailer is now available for our viewing pleasure. Take a look at it above. Impressive right? Here is the game description from Pop Watch, Kinect Star Wars will include a variety of modes set in various corners of the vast Star Wars universe established by the two trilogies. In the “Jedi Destiny” mode — which will be showcased at E3 — you play one of several new characters in a story that begins shortly after the events of Star Wars: Episode One — The Phantom Menace and concludes against the backdrop of Chancellor Palpatine’s rise to power on Star Wars: Episode Three — Revenge of the Sith. However, the story will take players into environments glimpsed or referenced in the original trilogy (episodes four through six), including Bespin, the ...

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Microsoft is hyping their E3 announcement on the 6th of June, and are promising to reveal the future of Kinect and Xbox 360 there. The event is widely expected to demo the first serious games using the Kinect camera, including head tracking during racing sims, and will be streamed live to the Xbox 360, via Gametrailers.com and Spike TV. Microsoft has recently been touting the success of the Xbox 360, noting that the company has sold 55 million Xbox 360s and have 35 million Xbox Live subscribers, and are the only console with sales which are actually accelerating. The event will be broadcast at 9:30 ET and 12:30 PT. Thanks Farokh for the tip. ...

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Major Nelson from Microsoft today shared some stats on Xbox 360. First look at these stats, Microsoft has now sold 55 million Xbox 360 consoles across 38 countries and sales are accelerating. Xbox 360 maintains its lead in the U.S. as the top selling console in 2011, and ten of the past eleven months. In the first four months of 2011, Xbox 360 has seen a 29 percent year over year increase in sales, which is more than triple the growth of PlayStation 3 and the largest growth of any console on the market. There are now nearly 35 million active Xbox LIVE members worldwide spending an average of almost 60 hours a month on the service. Cumulatively Xbox LIVE members are now logging 2.1 billion entertainment hours a month. Apart from Xbox being the platform for core gaming, they have a whole new platform called Xbox LIVE. From Multiplayer gaming, ...

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A team of researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill have used 3D mapping with the help of 4 Kinects to render the video. The system includes headtracking on the receiving end so that person tuning in will actually see the live video in 3D, even without wearing 3D glasses. Take a look at the video above to know more about Kinect’s potential. BTW, Microsoft is expected to launch Kinect SDK for PC’s on Monday at E3. ...

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Next week Monday, Microsoft will be speaking at a 90-minute event organised during E3 Expo. Expectations on Microsoft are skyrocketing day by day as news from other competitiors leaks. Apple today announced that Steve Jobs will announce iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and iCloud service at WWDC to be held on next week Monday. iOS 5 and Mac OS X news won’t be of muc interest as we know what’s coming from Apple’s sleeves, but what about iCloud? Its just a music streaming service like Amazon’s Music Service or Spotify or new set of online services just as Windows Live to complement Mac OS X or an entertainment brand just as Zune or a cloud backup service? Nintendo will announce its next generation console codenamed ‘cafe’. Will it outperform Kinect? Sony to announce more details on its next generation portable handheld codenamed ‘NGP’. Lots of speculations floating around. Leaving that apart, What ...

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More than 10 million Kinects have been sold, but for many people the amazing accessory is less than useful due to the space required to play it, with the controller needing quite large rooms. MagniEye from game accessory maker Newbie Gaming aims to solve that problem, for only $29.99. The accessory, currently available for pre-order on Amazon, claims the following features: Special magnifier lens brings in Kinect’s field of vision Allows the Kinect to be used in much smaller sized rooms Easy installation; no modification to your Kinect needed Silver If it works, sounds like a steal to us! Any of our readers interested in this accessory? Let us know below. Via 123Kinect.com ...

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Xbox 360 devices will receive system update notifications from today. This new update brings some new functionality that will improve  the experience for the users. From Major Nelson’s blog on what’s coming to this update, I am happy to announce that, as a part of a new Xbox 360 System Update, we’re expanding our integration with PayPal to allow U.S. and international Xbox LIVE users to make purchases on their Xbox 360 consoles with their PayPal accounts.* Once you’ve linked your PayPal account to your Xbox LIVE account on Xbox.com, you’ll be off and running to use it as a billing option, allowing you to buy content such as Microsoft Points, Xbox LIVE Gold subscriptions and Games on Demand titles. This particular update will also bring an auto-standby feature that places your console on standby if it’s idle for more than one hour, helping to reduce power consumption. This feature will be ...

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