4 researchers at the University of Washington leverage wireless signals to enable whole-home sensing and recognition of human gestures. It's called WiSee. Not WiWillSee. WiSee.
Researchers have previously demonstrated how a depth camera system, such as Microsoft's Kinect, can be combined with a projector to turn almost any surface into a touchscreen.
Microsoft is apparently taking its rumored smart watch quite seriously, as former members of Redmond's flagship Xbox and Kinect team are reportedly working on the device.
Sony may have redesigned its flagship controller for the upcoming Playstation 4 (PS4), but it seems as if Microsoft has chosen to leave its Xbox 360 controller mostly untouched.
One of my all-time favorite science fiction series is Star Trek The Next Generation. And to be honest, I've always preferred the episodes where the holodeck played a major role in the storyline.
Proprietary software king Microsoft has open sourced some of the code for Kinect for Windows.
All attention may be focused on Sony's Playstation 4 console which is likely to make its debut today. However, these alleged Kinect 2.0 specs are probably worth checking out.
Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock claim that Microsoft's Kinect game controller could cut the US healthcare bill by up to $30 billion - by allowing physicians and other medics to remotely interact with patients.
A new report claims Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) will ship with an updated version of Redmond's Kinect platform, which will apparently be capable of simultaneously tracking up to 6 individuals.
We already know Microsoft's next-gen Xbox will boast advanced augmented reality capabilities, directional sound and a four-player finger-tracking Kinect (2.0).
A new touch-activated system projects onto walls and other surfaces and can recognize hand posture and gestures to identify individual users.
I've often wondered if the folks at Microsoft ever seriously considered all the potential uses and mods its Kinect platform for the Xbox 360 would be subjected to.
Microsoft wants to turn your living room into a virtual gaming machine.
If you're an Xbox 360 owner in North America who has been thinking about purchasing a Kinect, now may very well be the best time to do so.
Fable: The Journey - developed by Lionhead and published by Redmond - is the first game in the popular franchise to support Microsoft's Kinect on the Xbox 360.
There is yet another blurb coming through official Microsoft channels about the next version of the Xbox.
Two of Microsoft's biggest hardware successes have (thus far) targeted gamers: the popular Xbox 360 game console and Kinect accessory.
It wasn't so long ago that an Xbox 360 would have cost you a pretty penny. But with Microsoft's game console getting rather long in the tooth and the Xbox 720 on the way, prices have dropped significantly.
Some new details are emerging about Microsoft's next video game console.
Say goodbye to the passive commercials of yesterday.