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Inside Microsoft's Edison lab: Creating a see-through computer

Inside Microsoft's Edison lab: Creating a see-through computer

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In 2009, Microsoft showed off a video in which it tried to predict the kinds of technology we would be using in the next five to ten years. One of the ideas that starts its Productivity Future Vision 2009 video is the Magic Window:  a pane of glass in... >>

Ubi: The new Windows 8 Kinect app turns any surface touchscreen

Ubi: The new Windows 8 Kinect app turns any surface touchscreen

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A new technology that will turn any surface into a touchscreen with the help of a PC, a projector and Microsoft Kinect has come out of beta and up for pre-order. Created by Ubi Interactive and a part of Microsoft's Kinect accelerator programme, the new... >>

Kinectimals roars its way onto Android, finally

Kinectimals roars its way onto Android, finally

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Android users can now get their very own virtual cub – the animal variety rather than the dib dib dub sort – with the arrival of Kinectimals at the Google Play Store.  For those unfamiliar with the game – it’s already available on both the iOS... >>

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

E3 2012: Show coverage starts here

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We've touched down in Los Angeles, have picked up our press passes, and our knees are trembling at the thought of the swarm of top games titles we're about to play. Yep, it's E3 2012 time and Pocket-lint is ready to rock. Over the next five days, we'll... >>

The Whole Foods Kinect-powered trolley that helps you with your shop

The Whole Foods Kinect-powered trolley that helps you with your shop

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Pushing the shopping trolley around your local supermarket can be such a drag, and that's presumably what the creators of the Kinect powered shopping trolley thought when they came up with the idea of a trolley that helps you to do your shopping. Not... >>

Win Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace 3D preview tickets

Win Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace 3D preview tickets

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Star Wars fans, listen up, we've managed to use the Force to convince the powers that be to give us two tickets to an advance preview screening of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D at London's Empire, Leicester Square.  Yep, that's right,... >>

Kinect for Windows goes live with new hardware

Kinect for Windows goes live with new hardware

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Just as Steve Ballmer promised when he mentioned a 1 February launch at CES, the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) is now officially available, alongside dedicated hardware for the motion gesture platform. The Kinect for Windows sensor... >>

Kinect powererd Windows 8 laptops gesturing your way

Kinect powererd Windows 8 laptops gesturing your way

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How would you like to get your hands on (or rather keep them off) a laptop sporting a built-in Kinect sensor? It's more than just a hollow dream - Kinect packing laptops made by Asus, and Microsoft backed, are already in existence. The Daily has seen... >>

Kinect for Windows to land in February

Kinect for Windows to land in February

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Microsoft is to release the Kinect for Windows SDK to developers on the 1 February. It means sample code, Kinect drivers and APIs will be available to the general public and should spur on the beginning of Kinect software development for the Windows platform.... >>

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

Kinect hack + Wiimote + cat + robot = Guaranteed internet hit (video)

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The Internet loves a cat, that's for sure. And whilst Kinect hacks may be a bit old hat now, and the Wii is on its last legs; combine the three with some robot virtual reality action and you've got an internet hit on your hands. That's what Tokyo-based... >>