Kinect on the Xbox 360 Gets Windows Phone 7 Companion Gameplay Functionality

If you thought Kinect on the Xbox 360 was cool, have a look at this demo Microsoft just put out as part their exhibition at the Mobile World Congress. It shows how your Windows Phone 7 can join the gameplay. Essentially, a Windows Phone 7 user(s) can manipulate what's happening on the screen in tandem [...]

ASUS Prepping a PC-to-TV Extender Like No Other

ASUS is jumping on the Kinect bandwagon. The company has teamed up with PrimeSense, the folks behind Kinect's 3D motion sensing technology, to create a PC extender that will allow user in the living room or bedroom to play Kinect-like PC games and navigate their media collection on their HDTV with simple gesture motion controls. The [...]

XBMC and Boxee on Windows Get the Kinect Treatment, Courtesy of KinEmote

Thought Kinect working with Windows Media Center was a cool? Check out the Kinect implementation for XBMC and Boxee. The KinEmote project, as its being called, uses the same PrimeSense drivers for Windows we saw demonstrated earlier, but the KinEmote devs have packaged them up in a way that's easy for people to install. Enjoy! Let us [...]

Kinect Hand Gesture Control for Windows 7 and Media Center Anyone?

Looks like the guys at Evoluce have ran with the newly available OpenKinect drivers (freely available for Windows 7, Linux, and Mac OS X) and created a new multi-touch experience that we'll all soon get to enjoy. A demo of Evoluce's Kinect-enabled drivers in action are attached below running on a Windows 7 PC, manipulating [...]

UPDATED: Xbox 360 Kinect Hand Gesture Media Controls, Voice Control, TV Video Chat

You may have heard the news this morning that Microsoft has a unveiled a new gaming controller on the eve of the E3 expo called Kinect (previously known as Project Natal - event highlights). The new controller tracks the movement of a player(s) via the use of cameras on a TV webcam-like device. It's pretty ingenious [...]