Avatar Kinect archive

  • Avatar Kinect hits Xbox Live
    Gaming

    Avatar Kinect hits Xbox Live

    By 25 July 2011

    Kinect owners have finally received the avatar control they've been waiting for with the launch of Avatar Kinect on Xbox Live, bringing with it expression recognition for your Xbox character. Speaking, smiling or nodding will now be replicated by your...

  • PayPal payments coming to Xbox LIVE
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    PayPal payments coming to Xbox LIVE

    By 10 May 2011

    Wow - talk about fortunate timing. Whilst Microsoft's big gaming rivals over at Sony accidentally let slip millions of its users' credit card details - Xbox LIVE are planning to extend the PayPal payment option to international markets. Currently US Xbox...

  • VIDEO: Avatar Kinect in action
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    VIDEO: Avatar Kinect in action

    By 11 January 2011

    One of the coolest things revealed during Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's keynote over at CES was the announcement of Avatar Kinect, and now Microsoft has released this video that briefly shows the new feature in action. Avatar Kinect brings facial recognition...

  • Avatar Kinect brings face recognition to your Xbox 360 Avatar
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    Avatar Kinect brings face recognition to your Xbox 360 Avatar

    By 6 January 2011

    Microsoft has launched Avatar Kinect for Xbox 360 Kinect owners allowing them to talk as their Avatar with other friends. Microsoft say that the new system will track your face, including your mouth, your eyes and even your eyebrows. Coming later this...