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Microsoft commits to Kinect
Microsoft commits to Kinect
According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, the company is not abandoning the Kinect, but the company will not focus at all on Kinect functions for gaming. 21 May 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft discounting the Xbox One with Kinect
Microsoft discounting the Xbox One with Kinect
Microsoft has announced that its Xbox One console with Kinect will be for the coming weeks. 12 Feb 2015 - 3 comments
Microsoft answers questions about new Xbox Development Kit update
Microsoft answers questions about new Xbox Development Kit update
Following E3, Microsoft was bombarded by questions about their June XDK (Xbox Development Kit) update, most notably about how it affects Kinect and the horsepower of the console. 19 Jun 2014 - 8 comments
VIDEO: Watch Dogs pokes fun at Kinect privacy concerns
VIDEO: Watch Dogs pokes fun at Kinect privacy concerns
Eurogamer stumbled upon yet another Easter Egg in UbiSoft's Watch Dogs, this time involving Microsoft's Kinect device which was subject to privacy concerns last year. 04 Jun 2014
Peter Molyneux: Kinect for Xbox One is an 'unnecessary add-on'
Peter Molyneux: Kinect for Xbox One is an 'unnecessary add-on'
British video game developer Peter Molyneux has made some interesting comments about the Xbox One, which has been struggling against rival Sony's PlayStation 4. 08 Apr 2014 - 15 comments
Microsoft: We have no plans to release an Xbox One without Kinect
Microsoft: We have no plans to release an Xbox One without Kinect
Although there have been rumors since before the console even launched, Microsoft says it has no plans to release an Xbox One without Kinect bundled. 27 Feb 2014 - 10 comments
Microsoft makes Xbox One Kinect privacy assurances
Microsoft makes Xbox One Kinect privacy assurances
A Microsoft document details how Xbox One Kinect users' data is protected under the new system. 02 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Microsoft: No plans to ever release Xbox One without Kinect
Microsoft: No plans to ever release Xbox One without Kinect
Microsoft has made it clear they have no plans to release an Xbox One without the Kinect motion control system. 29 Aug 2013 - 26 comments
Xbox One will work without Kinect switched on
Xbox One will work without Kinect switched on
Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One console will not require the Kinect device to be switched on at all times to function, seemingly going back on another requirement that was very unpopular among gamers. 13 Aug 2013 - 13 comments
Kinect for Xbox One not for PC use
Kinect for Xbox One not for PC use
Microsoft has confirmed that the Kinect bundled with the Xbox One console will not work with Windows PCs. 29 Jun 2013 - 4 comments
Has Microsoft scrapped its rumored set-top box?
Has Microsoft scrapped its rumored set-top box?
Could work with Kinect 10 May 2013 - 4 comments
Microsoft: Xbox 360 hits 76 million, Kinect hits 24 million sales
Microsoft: Xbox 360 hits 76 million, Kinect hits 24 million sales
The console and its motion controller remain popular around the globe 13 Feb 2013
Microsoft Australia drops Xbox 360 price
Microsoft Australia drops Xbox 360 price
Microsoft Australia has announced it is dropping the MSRP for the Xbox 360 and the Kinect motion control sensor by significant amounts. Starting ...... 03 Oct 2012 - 4 comments
Microsoft drops price of Kinect motion system
Microsoft drops price of Kinect motion system
Microsoft has dropped the price of its popular Kinect motion control system today. In the U.S., the price of the system is now $110, down from $150. ...... 23 Aug 2012 - 4 comments
Surgeons to use Microsoft Kinect as surgical assistant
Surgeons to use Microsoft Kinect as surgical assistant
In one of the more useful uses of the motion control system, reseachers have begun using Kinect as a surgical assistant. First, German researchers ...... 21 May 2012
Kinect-controlled Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360
Kinect-controlled Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360
Microsoft is currently working on an Internet Explorer 9 port for the Xbox 360 console that can be controlled using Kinect. 11 May 2012 - 3 comments
It's official: Microsoft to sell $99 Xbox 360 with contract
It's official: Microsoft to sell $99 Xbox 360 with contract
As reported last week, Microsoft has made the 4GB Xbox 360 model of the console with Kinect available for $99 as long as you sign up for a two-year contract. ...... 08 May 2012 - 8 comments
Sony VP: We messed up with PlayStation Move
Sony VP: We messed up with PlayStation Move
Sony Computer Entertainment UK's new managing director Fergal Gara has admitted this week that the company did not use PlayStation Move to its ...... 10 Mar 2012 - 7 comments
Kinect for Windows coming February 1st
Kinect for Windows coming February 1st
Last night, during Microsoft's final CES keynote, CEO Steve Ballmer announced a definitive date for Kinect hitting Windows. Starting on February ...... 10 Jan 2012 - 4 comments
Kinect 2 can lip-read, sense emotions
Kinect 2 can lip-read, sense emotions
Eurogamer cites sources who claim Microsoft's next-generation Kinect device is capable of lip reading and sensing a player's mood. 29 Nov 2011 - 8 comments
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