Kinect
Gaming

Digits: Microsoft’s wristband controller that could replace both the mouse and Kinect

Microsoft Research in Cambridge has developed a wristband controller that could eventually replace Kinect and the PC mouse.
Gaming

Fable: The Journey review

Fable: The Journey is a great kinect game, limited only by the kinect itself.
Gaming

Smooth Moves: Fable: The Journey preview

A demo session with a feature complete version of Fable: The Journey shows that there's great potential in the Kinect adventure.
Gaming

Microsoft Kinect price drop to $109 signals the Xbox 360’s last holiday hurrah

Two years after its debut, Kinect's price is dropped. Is it a sign of life or a quiet fade before the next generation of Xbox tech?
Cool Tech

Watch your language in the living room: Kinect to punish gamers for potty mouths

Upcoming basketball game NBA 2K13 will use the Kinect to assign technical fouls for players who swear at the ref. If it's not the silliest use of Kinect ever, it may be close.
Cool Tech

Mirrorly’s new scanning technology could get you out of the dressing room and into new clothes

Upcoming startup Mirrorly combines Kinect with its new scanning technology to create what's supposedly a highly accurate digital way to try on clothes.
Gaming

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor review

What it lacks in a giant, oversized novelty controller, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor makes up for it in ... well, nothing actually.
Computing

3 ways a Microsoft Tablet will change Xbox

If Microsoft enters the tablet wars as a manufacturer, the move will have a significant impact on Xbox, both the brand, the Xbox Live online network and storefront, and the Xbox 360 console itself.
Cool Tech

Kinect-based mood analysis could bolster Microsoft’s advertising efforts

A new patent application points toward a future in which ads are tailored to you based on your body language and other subtle cues.
Cool Tech

Flutter raises $1.4 million to improve its app answer to gesture control

Flutter brings gesture control to your Macs' music library via Webcam, and now it has the money to invest in the technology and make the move to Windows.
Gaming

Microsoft Kinect leaves Earth’s orbit in experimental satellite docking system

The Kinect's applications to the world beyond gaming grows as a satellite technology uses the motion controller to build a potentially revolutionary new docking system.
Cool Tech

Opinion: How to earn a Ferrari and help launch a new search company

Visual search startup Serge promises to deliver camera-based searches from smartphones, while Isis provides a novel way to try on clothing in stores using Microsoft Kinect.