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Friday Video: Star Wars Edition of Microsoft Xbox 360 proves plastic part of System Realization

Coming this holiday season is the Star Wars edition of the Microsoft Xbox 360. The game unit is styled to resemble the droid R2D2 and the hand controller is plated in gold and silver to remind you of C3P0. Other … Continue reading

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Avatar Kinect takes gesture-recognition apps to a new level with more to come

“In-Game” at msnbc.com has just published a short video review by Todd Kenreck (see below) of the new Microsoft Avatar Kinect, a sort of social media and communications app that makes good use of the Microsoft Kinect’s tracking features to … Continue reading

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Apps and gestures on tablets and smartphones: If I can see you shake your booty, what is it you expect me to do about it?

Rick Merritt in EEtimes reports today that Qualcomm has just acquired some of the assets of gesture-recognition pioneer GestureTek and plans to insert that technology into future Snapdragon SoCs targeting smartphones, tablets, and consumer devices. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs are based … Continue reading

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Friday Video (Double Xbox Bonus): Scary Kinect apps in your future

Shortly after posting the video about the Kinect: Star Wars app for Xbox, I found this Microsoft video about planned future developments to take Xbox and Kinect more deeply into the world of ads (and revenue generation for Microsoft). Yet … Continue reading

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