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.
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.
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, 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…
Even though reports that Apple had acquired PrimeSense, the Israeli company behind the technology in Microsoft’s Kinect, were shot down, the very prospect of getting their hands on that kind of technology leads to some intriguing…
Microsoft second-gen Kinect that ships with Xbox One won't be compatible with Windows PCs. Software developers will need a separate Kinect for Windows device, and early SDK access applications for that are now open.
The Xbox One has sparked the latest round of warnings over consumer privacy. But given the lack of negative consequences from data collection so far, are those of us who warn about such perils prophets or cranks?