Disney use Kinect Sensor to create a novel form of Mixed Reality (video)
The big challenge with mixed reality is immersion – having the user feel as if the digital elements introduced by the computer are actually part of the real world. Disney’s research arm has unveiled a novel way to achi...
Skype’s Universal app is now available for the Xbox One
After coming out of preview earlier this week for Windows 10 PCa and phones, Microsoft has now announced the availability of the Universal Windows version of the Skype app for the Xbox. This new app will be delivered to existing S...
High fashion start-up use Kinect and HoloLens for futuristic retail experience
Today’s high street stores are competing against online retailers that offer a vast range of choices and customization, which has resulted in stores exploring new technology to level the playing field. One Milan-based startu...
Microsoft promotes Xbox’s Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry as CVPs
by Sean Chan
Microsoft is promoting two of the key members at Xbox as Corporate Vice Presidents. Firstly, the company is promoting Mike Ybarra, who was previously the Xbox platform chief, and he is also the Partner Director of Program Managem...
Seattle-based radio station KEXP reimagines live room performances with Kinect and Surface
Seattle-based radio station KEXP has partnered with Microsoft to reimagine live room performances using Kinect sensor and Surface. They recently revealed a revamped room for live performances that features a permanent, interactive...
Deal: Xbox One with Kinect, one extra Controller and 4 games for Rs.24,990
If you are planning to buy a Xbox One in India, this is the best deal available till date. You can get Xbox One Console with Kinect, one extra Xbox One Wireless Controller and 4 games for just Rs.24,990. The four free games includ...
Microsoft helps blind artist add soundscapes to his landscapes
Microsoft has helped well-known legally bling Scottish landscape artist Keith Salmon add a sound element to his landscape paintings. Salmon creates ethereal, moody abstracts of skylines and mountains inspired by the rugged highla...
The official Windows 10 Driver for the Kinect v2 now available
The official Windows 10 Driver for the Kinect v2 is now available for download and it is now part of Windows Update. You can go to the Device Manager and update the driver for the Kinect sensor. In addition to enabling the new U...
If you own a Xbox Kinect sensor, you might want to buy this upcoming Xbox One game
If you own a Xbox One Kinect sensor, you might want to buy this upcoming indie game called FRU. FRU is a puzzle platformer that features an innovative use of Kinect, in which your silhouette becomes a “portal” between ...
Razorfish is researching ways to extend the capiblities of the Hololens using Kinect sensor
To create a common coordinate space within a physical room, Razorfish Emerging Experiences team paired the Microsoft Kinect sensor with a HoloLens and mapped the Kinect’s understanding of people and space with the anchoring syst...