Sony's Crazy Interactive TV Patent Lets You Throw Tomatoes at Actors

Somehow we missed Sony Computer Entertainment America's fourth wall-breaking patent application earlier this month, but here's how the concept would work: Using a PS3, you'd control an on-screen avatar to throw tomatoes at actors, and even kick their ass…literally. » 11/17/09 2:35pm 11/17/09 2:35pm

PlayStation Eye Research Paves the Way for Auto Generated Avatars,…

Sony Labs has demoed some advanced facial recognition that it's researching for the PlayStation Eye. The system figures-out gender, knows where you're facing, and even tracks mouth movement. And eventually, the tech will make its way into new PS3 games. » 9/10/09 7:45am 9/10/09 7:45am

PlayStation Eye Still Alive, Support For Facial Recognition Coming Soon

The all-but-forgotten PlayStation Eye, not one to be outshined by its prototype, unnamed motion-sensing PlayStation controller brother, will soon support facial recognition. » 7/19/09 12:00pm 7/19/09 12:00pm

PlayStation Eye Tracks Your Face As You Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Dodge


Last week at GDC, Sony showed how the standard PlayStation Eye camera connected to a standard PS3 does well at tracking face and body movement, even at some distance. As you can see in the above video starring my good friend Stephen Totilo, it works great, and would be brilliant for duck-and-cover maneuvering in… » 2/27/08 3:40pm 2/27/08 3:40pm

PlayStation Eye Concepts Really Are The Future

These tech demos are seriously amazing. The PlayStation Eye camera that connects to the PS3 is one of the more promising entertainment devices that the mass public still barely knows about. Here's a peek inside the Sony test labs showing what their innovative, custom programming can do with what would otherwise be… » 11/15/07 9:45am 11/15/07 9:45am

Playstation Eye Now Available

We have been telling you about the impending release of the Playstation Eye for some time now, but for those of you who have trouble remembering what month we are currently in, much less the release date of highly anticipated gaming peripherals, you will be happy to know that the Playstation Eye is now available. The… » 10/23/07 7:10pm 10/23/07 7:10pm

PlayStation Eye Coming Cyclopsian For $39

We already knew the PlayStation Eye webcam was coming bundled with the Eye of Judgement card game, but you'll be able to buy it solo for $39 on October 23 as well. It's got a four-microphone array to let you do AV chat, which is one more thing you can add to your list of "Things I Do with the PS3 Other than Gaming". [… » 10/12/07 4:10pm 10/12/07 4:10pm

PlayStation 3 Eyetoy No Longer Toy

Click to viewThe PlayStation EyeToy has grown up: today, it has officially been rechristened, simply, PlayStation Eye. It will be out this summer, at an as-yet-unannounced price. » 4/26/07 10:05am 4/26/07 10:05am