Xbox One Kinect coming as a $150 standalone purchase in October 2014

Microsoft confirms that the Xbox One's Kinect camera sensor will be sold separately as a $150 package that includes Dance Central Spotlight, starting on October 7.

Microsoft may add Kinect gestures to upcoming Nokia McLaren Windows Phone

Microsoft looks to add Kinect-like gesture controls to the upcoming Nokia McLaren smartphone and other Windows Phone devices. The 3D Touch interface will use gestures to control phone call settings, dismiss notifications, and other app…

Convenient? Yes, but it turns out Kinect was never essential for Xbox One

Microsoft’s hard line on bundling Kinect with the Xbox One got softer last week when it started selling the system for $100 cheaper without it. Lesson learned: The future is fantastic until you have to pay for it.

Microsoft announces Kinect-less Xbox One for $400

Microsoft has announced that starting June 9 they will begin selling a less expensive model of the Xbox One that will come without the bundled Kinect motion sensor.

Google Glass meets Kinect in ARI, a gesture-recognition app for smartglasses

Tired of talking to your smartglasses? ARI allows Google Glass users to control their specs with a literal wave of the hand.

Microsoft brings the Xbox One’s Kinect to PC, Xbox One graphics to DirectX 12 (Updated)

The next-generation of Microsoft’s Kinect that debuted with the Xbox One is coming to the PC. No word on when it will launch, but according to Microsoft it will be soon.
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Oculus Rift and Kinect used to power robot arm for NASA

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory pairs an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset with Microsoft's second-generation Kinect in a robot arm experiment meant to explore possible remote control interfaces for use in outer space.

Apple officially owns the company that made Microsoft’s Kinect

Apple representatives have confirmed that it has made a deal to purchase PrimeSense, a 3D sensor company that became famous for its work with Microsoft's Kinect sensor.

Xbox One code redemption is fast and easy, you just need to let Kinect into your life…

Redeeming download codes and content codes on the Xbox One is as simple as holding up a slip of paper with a QR code on it in front of the Kinect and waiting a couple of seconds for the camera to read it.

Xbox Fitness brings celebrity trainers, Kinect workouts to Xbox One

Bringing greater focus to fitness applications on the Xbox One, Microsoft's Xbox Fitness platform will allow Xbox Live Gold users to workout with popular trainers and measure performance with the Kinect.

Ubi Interactive’s Kinect app turns any surface into a touchscreen

Ubi Interactive, in partnership with Microsoft, launched a new app for the Kinect that turns any image projected onto a surface into a giant touchscreen. The software has the Kinect and a projector working together to create a touch display…

Microsoft confirms you won’t need a Kinect for the Xbox One to work

Microsoft’s Xbox One chief platform architect Marc Whitten confirms another change of policy regarding the Xbox One: you won’t need to have the Kinect plugged in for the console to work.