Tag Archives: motion control

Samsung unveils 55 inch OLED TV

Samsung Logo LG isn’t the only company showing off a big screen OLED set at CES. Samsung has unveiled one, too, and in fact it’s the same size as LG’s planned OLED TV,.. more
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Rare says it only used 10% of Kinect’s potential

Rare reckons that its Kinect Sports only used around 10-15% of the “technical potential” of Microsoft’s motion controller. So CVG reports Software Director Nick Burton stating, adding that there were “virtually.. more
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Xbox Kinect sales sprint to 10 million

The success story of Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral appears to be a continuing one. Much like a manically leg-pumping gamer running on the spot partaking of the 100 metres dash in Kinect.. more
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Microsoft to release Windows SDK for Kinect

Microsoft has seen the light, and has announced it will release a Windows software development kit for its Kinect motion controller. Of course, enterprising hackers have already hooked the motion sensor up to PCs for various novel ends, and this is Microsoft’s acknowledgement of the.. more
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Portal 2 won’t have PS3 Move support

Yesterday, the news broke that Valve’s upcoming Portal sequel has Move support on the PS3. However, today it seems that the comment about “full Move support” which stemmed from Chet Faliszek, and was reported on the German PlayStation blog, was actually “lost in translation”. So.. more
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Kinect likely to come to the PC, says Ballmer

At CES, BBC News interviewed Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer, and quizzed him on the Kinect in general. Ballmer said that one of the primary goals with Kinect was to move beyond gaming to “include the world of socialization, movies, TV, music.” When asked whether the Kinect.. more
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Kinect responsible for red ring of death?

It seems that some folks who bought Kinect have been complaining that it might have caused their Xbox 360 console to develop the dreaded red ring of death fault. The red instead of green lights upon the console’s boot up basically mean that it has.. more
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Microsoft planning Kinect accuracy upgrade?

Some news on the Kinect front, for Xbox owners, and this one comes courtesy of gaming site EuroGamer. While the motion control system’s hardware is obviously set in stone, apparently the sensor isn’t currently working to its full capability and could potentially be upgraded via.. more
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Microsoft says Kinect shortages are genuine, not a strategy

The General Manager of Xbox in the UK and Ireland, Neil Thompson, has been defending his company against accusations that the supply of Kinect has been falsely constricted to stoke demand. Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, he commented that anyone who knows the hardware business would realise.. more
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Dr Kawashima coming to Xbox Kinect in February 2011

Namco Bandai has announced that Dr Kawashima’s Body and Brain Exercises will be coming for Kinect on the Xbox 360 next February. February 11th to be precise, and the game will be an Xbox exclusive, well, a purple-boxed Kinect exclusive actually, as it will require.. more
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