Tag Archives: kinect 2.0

NEW Proposed U.S. Bill Could Affect Xbox One Mandatory Kinect Requirement

The Xbox One has already had its controversial DRM plans scrapped that overturned the need to connect online every 24hrs and place restrictions on how you share and trade games. Now, if a new law is passed in the United States it could cause Microsoft to rethink their plans for an always connected Kinect peripheral? […]

Xbox One Will Not Function Without Kinect

During the Xbox One unveiling recently, Microsoft gave us a few little snippets regarding the new Kinect sensor for Xbox One which it calls on the official media images an “Xbox Sensor” (so have they dropped the Kinect name permanently we wonder?). The Xbox Sensor will boast a full 1080p HD camera which is a […]

Kinect 2.0 Dev Kits in Circulation – Game Development Underway

Microsoft has set the wheels in motion with the future of Kinect by circulating dev kits to select studios to release games in time for the sensors release. It’s never been made 100% clear if the future of Kinect is upgradable on current-gen Xbox 360 consoles (since it must be for Windows PC’s), or if […]

Microsoft Reveals IllumiRoom – Likely Next-Gen Kinect Augmented Features

Remember the post a few months ago about next-gen being so immersive it will plaster your walls with images? Well today, the Microsoft Research team has unveiled what looks set to be the future of Kinect and Xbox using the Kinect Sensor and a projection device.

Next-Gen Xbox So Immersive It Will Plaster Your Walls With Images

That’s right, Microsoft has high hopes for the future of gaming and quite literally want’s to plaster the environments from games around you in your own living room. What is said to be an “Enviromental Display” device that sits neatly on top of your tv next to your Kinect 2.0, a recent filing for a […]