Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 19th Nov 2010 23:21 UTC
Games Ah, Microsoft's Kinect. Now that the technology has been released into the wild, one thing becomes clear: hackers and programmers love it. It's already been hacked to work on Linux and the Mac, and the first interesting hobby projects are starting to appear. Since Microsoft has already stated it's selling Kinect at a profit, I'm going to make a bold statement: Microsoft is loving the hackery. Update: Turns out I was right - Microsoft has stated that Kinect was left open by design.
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nt_jerkface
Member since:
2009-08-26

What's next, pretending to be the p.r. rep?

Why not just write an editorial with a proper headline?

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WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13


Why not just write an editorial with a proper headline?


LOL, too true. It's like putting up an article about a rumor, and not ending the headline with a question mark.

Anyway, about the Kinect and PC connectivity, can you do anything really useful with it, or is it just for the 'gee whiz' factor at the moment?

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JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

Anyway, about the Kinect and PC connectivity, can you do anything really useful with it, or is it just for the 'gee whiz' factor at the moment?


You can do the same that Kinect + XBox360 does. Additionally you could use it in robotics to create manipulators, that don't knock off things when reaching for them, at home....

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