Kinect News (Xbox360)

Call of Duty: Ghosts will utilize Xbox One Kinect voice commands

Posted: 24.05.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Activision made a long presentation of Call of Duty: Ghosts at Microsoft's Xbox One reveal. Not only did the publisher show off the story trailer, but went on about the game's technical prowess. Now, Activision boss Eric Hirshberg has revealed how the game will take advantage of Kinect 2.0.

Microsoft announces 76M Xbox 360's sold, along with 24M Kinect devices

Posted: 12.02.2013 by JonahFalcon

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Microsoft has issued a press release stating that over 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold since launch, along with 24 milllion Kinect devices.

Microsoft R&D project Digits unveiled, gesture-sensing for hands

Posted: 10.10.2012 by Technet2k

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Corporate giant Microsoft's mad scientists are at it again. A Microsoft Research team in Cambridge, UK is working on a project known as Digits which is gesture-sensing as it monitors fingers (digits).

LEDs are mounted on a plastic wrist strap which face the palm and use infrared light to accurately model the user's fingers, and thereby track their movement to discern what gestures they're making.

Kinect gets 27% price drop

Posted: 22.08.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Major Nelson has announced that as of today, the Kinect motion tracking device for the Xbox 360 has received a permanent price drop, from $149.99 USD to $109.99 USD in the United States.

Alleged "Microsoft Xbox Durango Development Kit" sold on eBay for $20,100 Poll

Posted: 13.08.2012 by Technet2k

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After 43 bids a man's prototype of what he claims to be a "Microsoft Xbox Durango Development Kit" has sold for $20,100. It's only "one of two" he owns and didn't want the other as "a leg rest."

Going by the alias DaE, leaks of a supposed Kinect 2.0 spec came from him. There were 18 bidders totalling 43 bids and it quickly rose from $16,000 to $20,000 by the end. Who bought it?