Microsoft is launching a standalone version of its Kinect voice- and motion-sensor for the Xbox One.More
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Starting June 9, Microsoft will sell for $399.99 a version of Xbox One that will not include the Kinect voice-and-motion sensor
That’s $100 less than the price that Microsoft initially priced the Xbox One package — including Kinect — at launch, and puts it on par with Sony’s PlayStation 4, which has been outselling the Xbox One.More
When Microsoft announced the Xbox One at the E3 gaming conference in June, it said it would be launching in 21 countries.
Now, the company has cut that number to 13.More
A sign language translator that uses the Kinect motion sensor.
A platform that lets city planners keep in touch with neighborhood residents during development projects.
Those were among the dozens of projects that Microsoft researchers, as well as teams of university students, demonstrated Tuesday during Microsoft Research Faculty Summit’s DemoFest.More
Microsoft announced this morning at the E3 gaming conference that its upcoming Xbox One system will be available in stores for $499.99 starting in November. The price includes the Xbox One console (which has a 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray player and built-in Wi-Fi), the new Kinect, an Xbox One Wireless Controller and a 14-day…More
Coming on the heels of the announcement of the Xbox One with new Kinect sensor, Microsoft announced today that it will also deliver a new Kinect for Windows sensor and software development kit sometime next year. The Kinect for Windows sensor, which allows developers to add motion- and voice-sensing technologies to computers, will be built on…More
Microsoft is releasing today a new version of its Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK). In the recent TechFest, Microsoft’s annual “science fair” in which its advanced researchers show what they’re working on, it was obvious that the folks at Microsoft are really emphasizing the use of the Kinect voice- and motion-sensing technology. The…More
[This story is running in the print edition of The Seattle Times March 6, 2013.] From a smartphone app capable of capturing 3-D scans to interactive whiteboards to a browser-based program allowing users to build a predictive model in minutes, the preview Tuesday of Microsoft’s TechFest 2013 was full of cool stuff. But the demos were…More