Daniel Rozin is obsessed with making mirrors, but instead of using glass or silver paint, he takes a more unorthodox approach to creating reflections. Using data from a Microsoft Kinect sensor Rozin manipulates everything from animated plush toy penguins, to his latest subject, a wall of fuzzy pom-poms.
With a host of improvements rumored for the next Kinect, it's a little surprising to see that there's still room for the current Kinect to get better: Microsoft has added face tracking capabilities to Kinect for Windows through a software update. Which means, Kinect will be able to read and react to your facial…
It's about time someone did something cool with Kinect that wasn't an art project or a glorified Dance Dance Revolution. A new Mastercard prototype makes it scary easy to buy stuff off your TV with the flick of an arm.
You didn't misread that headline. Your marriage—and wearing a loose-fitting wedding ring while playing Kinect—can destroy your television.
Remember Star Wars Kid? He needs to come out of retirement and get acquainted with Yankeyan's lightsaber Kinect hack.
We've seen the Kinect get hacked already, but we're still tickled by this little mod which allows you to run the Microsoft gadget on Mac OS X. Yes, the idea alone feels oh-so-very-wrong, but how can you resist such fun?
GamingNexus editor John Yan has a four-year-old son with a mild form of autism. The little guy's tried to play 360 and PS3 but has trouble getting a hold on the controllers. With Kinect, though, he was an instant pro.
At Tokyo Game Show, Microsoft demoed five new titles for Xbox 360's Kinect. If anyone's been on the fence about buying into the whole "interpretative dance-gaming thing", they might just change their minds after hearing of some of these.
It's not just your clumsy leg-kicks that Kinect will understand, with a newly-discovered patent showing that it's actually capable of understanding American Sign Language, or ASL. Is this another way to input text to the game? UPDATED.
So, Microsoft unveiled the further capabilities and launch titles of the newly-rechristened Kinect today. Did they sell you on it?
Microsoft's Kinect motion-tracking system for the Xbox 360 looks perfectly okay for gaming. Maybe it's a Wii-fighter; maybe it isn't. But beyond gaming, Kinect might be Microsoft's chance to own the living room—and everywhere else we live.
Want to watch and hear more about Kinect? The new, rumored Xbox 360 slim? Microsoft's Xbox 360 event is about to start, and you can watch it LIVE.