Kinect Sign Language Translator expands communication possibilities for the deaf
Worldwide, an estimated 360 million people are deaf or hard of hearing. Because the majority of hearing individuals do not understand sign language, people who are deaf often have difficulties interacting ...
Review: Kinect motion-sensing system impresses
There are a lot of futuristic things we're still waiting on: jet packs for the entire family, self-driving cars and time-travel, to name a few. But one new, pretty darn amazing bit of technology has finally ...
Kinect's Israeli partner sees a remoteless world
(AP) -- Inon Beracha envisions a world where your movements control the gadgets and devices around you. There's no remote control to lose, no buttons to push. The air conditioner senses your presence and changes the temperature ...
Microsoft offers $20,000 payouts for Kinect apps
Kinecthesia: Students hack Kinect to help visually impaired (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite amazing advances in computers and cameras, people with serious visual impairments are often aided with the most basic technology imaginable: a cane.
'Kinect' motion control for Xbox 360 makes magical debut
Microsoft's hotly-anticipated motion-sensing controllers for Xbox 360 videogame consoles made their debut before an invitation-only audience in a Los Angeles theater late Sunday.
Kinect launches a surgical revolution
Medical imaging today gives surgeons an ability to obtain a virtual peek inside the human body in a way that rivals the campy 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage, in which a team of physicians is miniaturized and ...
Company uses Kinect to create a touchscreen out of any surface (w/ Video)
Queens University students hack Microsoft Kinect to make a 360-degree display
Microsoft offers new version of Kinect for Windows SDK
Researchers turn Kinect game into a 3D scanner
University of California, San Diego students preparing for a future archaeological dig to Jordan will likely pack a Microsoft Kinect, but it wont be used for post-dig, all-night gaming marathons. Instead, ...
How to build a virtual reality system – in your living room
Virtual reality is no longer the expensive, cumbersome exercise it once was. Google Cardboard, launched at last week's Google I/O conference, is a no-frills, cardboard frame that, when used with open software, transforms a ...