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Xbox One Will Cost $350 For The Holidays In The US (Video)

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Xbox One holiday promotion in the US.

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Microsoft Kinect-less Xbox One Now Available For $399.99

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Microsoft's Kinect-less Xbox One is now available on sale for the same price as that of the Playstation 4.

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Video: MIT inFORM Dynamic Shape Display with Kinect Motion Capture

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As a kid, I remember going to novelty stores like San Francisco and later Spencer Gifts, seeing a myriad of useless toys and gadgets. One of these was always the metal pinboard where you could smush your fist (or fast) into the bed of pins and it'd recreate that shape on the other side. This is kind of like that, but way cooler.

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Xbox One: You Can Turn Off Kinect Completely

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There won’t be any need for the Kinect while using the Xbox One console, but Microsoft still doesn’t have any plans to release a Kinect-free Xbox One package.

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AquaTop: Add More Fun To Playing In The Water (Video)

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A team of Japanese engineers is using water as an interactive display with a projection system called AquaTop.

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PS4 Games On The Oculus Rift (Video)

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We have seen how amazing the virtual world created by an Oculus Rift is. But it will be the greatest thing ever for gamers if the headgear is developed to work with the PS4. Already trying to imagine how it will be like? The folks over at T3 were thrilled by the idea and have created the concept video of the PS4 Rift by Oculus.

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Xbox One: Do We Really Need The Kinect With It?

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Microsoft seems to have had no other way but to make the Kinect mandatory with their Xbox One, but gamers won’t probably have too many uses for the new motion sensor.

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Future Gaming To Be Frighteningly Real

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Today’s technology such as the Oculus Rift, Wizdish, and the IGS Glove is going to take gaming to a new level in the future.

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Microsoft Kinect Becomes A Life-Saving Device

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A system developed around the Microsoft Kinect could be used in future cars to save children from heatstroke after being left unattended inside a hot parked car.

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Siri-Like Voice Control Coming to Xbox 720

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The current Xbox 360 already has some rudimentary voice controls by way of the Kinect accessory, but they're very menu-based and they're very restrictive. We're hearing that the next-generation Xbox, whether it's called the Xbox 720 or something else, will have better natural language processing capabilities, not unlike what you experience with Apple's Siri digital assistant.

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Georgia Tech Uses Kinect to Aid in Physical Therapy for Children

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When it comes to physical therapy for children with motor skill impairments, the tools available right now are helpful but also are somewhat limited. Georgia Tech’s Human Automation Systems Lab is looking to change that by making a tool that has thus far shown great results.  It consists of two items already in a large amount of homes, Microsoft Kinect and ...

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Toyota Concept Shows Off Kinect-Controlled Skateboard

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In order to better demonstration some of the future technology that might eventually find their way in to Toyota vehicles, the company has unveiled a very unique concept skateboard that utilizes a Microsoft Kinect motion sensing camera an Windows 8 tablet.

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Body Movements Create Beautiful And Unique Music Via ‘V Motion Project’

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What does strange arm flailing sound like? Generally nothing more than “whooshing” noises, that is unless you happen to be one of the lucky view who have used and are part of the V Motion Project. This unique body music system allows its users to wave their arms around and through their patterns actually make unique noises, music and imagery.

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Xbox 720 Durango Going To Be A Powerhouse, Will Be Strictly Against Piracy

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The next generation Xbox (Xbox 720 maybe) codenamed Durango is expected to be an impressive gaming console. The latest rumors suggest that the machine is going to be a powerhouse, but will also be a big blow to the used games market.

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Microsoft’s Transparent 3D Desktop (Video)

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It appears like the boundaries between the physical and digital worlds are getting thinner and thinner. Microsoft's Applied Sciences team has shown off their prototype 3D desktop which allows you to interact with the objects on a transparent screen with something called “view-dependent, depth-corrected gaze”.

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