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Kinect plus Vuzix VR920 creates awesome virtual reality project

I think we all know that the world is headed toward an age where the home theater will all be on our head as some sort of virtual interface, and a big step was made toward that.

As you can see in the video, there is a man moving before the Kinect, and a virtual character matching him. read more…

University of Washington Biorobotics creats haptic feedback for the Kinect

Yeah, we have seen a lot of Kinect hacks lately, like the invisibility, surfing the web, or DaVinci Physics thing. Now there is some haptic feedback.

I had a hard time understanding what this was, but I believe that the Kinect can detect something on a table, and then somehow send impulses to somewhere else. read more…

Kinect gives you super-speed

Getting Stuff Done. from flight404 on Vimeo.

We have already discussed Kinect Hacks so many times before that I could practically start a blog based on it.

I realize that the above video looks like it might belong to our sister site Image-Acquire, but for those who do their work at their home theater, this one is for you. read more…

Kinect Hack allows for playing an invisible piano

It seems like we are getting a lot of neat Kinect Hacks like surfing the web, the Da Vinci physics, and then the Guitar Hero thing.

Now the Kinect can play another instrument, the piano. read more…

UK Getting ITV/Channel 4 Streaming from PS3 This Week

We’ve been hearing quite a bit about a deal between Microsoft and AT&T that would essentially turn the Xbox 360 into an IPTV box but what about Sony’s Playstation 3? Well, while nothing has been said regarding the United States, it has been made known that the UK PS3 owners will be getting some content streaming of their own. read more…

PS3 ruling the gaming in 3D route?

I found this particular item of interest, comparing the popularity of Sony’s Blu-ray playing-PS3 with 3D.

Basically, it showed how Sony is best poised to take over the gaming industry provided 3D really takes off. read more…

See the Kinect put on a copter

I thought you might enjoy this particular application of the Kinect.

It might not be as practical as the web surfer or but it is definitely more flighty than the invisibility application. read more…

Altona DP300 is a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Converter

This is the Altona DP300, and it is designed to be a converter for audio and video signals from HDMI sources for Apple Cinema Displays and iMacs.

So if you if you want to watch Blu-ray movies or play video games on an Apple LED Cinema display, this is your device to do it with. read more…

Kinect used to create an invisibility mode

I have seen a lot of uses for the Kinect that aren’t in the manual, like using it to surf the web, control a robot, and then playing Nintendo’s Super Mario Brothers.

This video here looks like it was from a Predator movie, but it is using the Kinect to make one invisible, or convincingly camouflaged. read more…

Sony Bravia TV comes with integrated PS2

Introducing the first television to come with an integrated PS2!

That’s right, a PS2. I don’t know why in the world someone would do this, as the PS2 has been replaced by the PS3. However, if you want this 22-inch Sony Bravia HDTV with panel outputs at 720p, 4 HDMI cables, 2 optical audio ports, and 3 USB ports, it is yours for $200. read more…

OnLives video game program goes out of beta soon, for $10 a month

Some of you might remember when we covered OnLive and how they want to stream video games.

It goes out of beta on the January 15th, 2011, which will give “subscribers access to a back catalog of forty retired and indie titles” for about $9. read more…

Kinect used to surf the web

DepthJS from Fluid Interfaces on Vimeo.

Okay, we have seen a bundle of Kinect hacks since the hit video game interface has come out like the possible ROB.

This has to be one of the neatest and most practical. read more…

Microsoft Xbox 360 could get HBO and Showtime

This is one of those reports where we can’t confirm its validity, but apparently Microsoft is talking to HBO and Showtime for streaming their content through the Xbox 360.

Considering that they were the first to offer some unique content, it would be very interesting to see if some HBO and Showtime content streamed directly to the Xbox 360. read more…

The Kinect could be getting a ROB

I have seen a lot of Kinect hacks lately. One of them is a holographic camera, one is for shadow-puppets, and even one with a lightsaber.

This is a Kinect Hack that involves a renewal of ROB. read more…

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