GamerHub.TV: After the Xbox Reveal, Microsoft showcased what the new Xbox One Kinect can do. Check out the motion sensor functionality in this exclusive video.
Super excited about the new Kinect. Still waiting for that Heavy Rain like adventure game where I can interact with characters through motions.
The active IR display was pretty neat and lol @ 7:02 mark. ;)
K2 is an improvement, more interesting than K1, but still buggy, and no matter how fast motion tracking gets it will not be as fast as thumbs. This could be good as a standalone tech, but can't see much core gaming application, and making it mandatory for the opration of the XB1 is a deal breaker for many.
It looks like a black version of Johnny 5
M$ is doing exactly what I was hoping they would do with the 3D Cam Tech. They are putting in the R&D and delivering innovation way beyond what was there a few years ago. They are now the leaders in this tech by a mile. I still would like to see what the new PS I will bring. Having competition brings more ideas to the table and drives innovation even further. Excited for the holidays to get here.
So now every game will be forced to used Kinect?
Ultimately it is up to the developers and type of game imo.
Not for the games, but for the console yes
Wish I don't have to use it.. might give me cancer LOL (IK, paranoid much xD)
I'd be more paranoid about someone hacking it and watching you without you even knowing.
What do you mean hack I am more worried about M$ watching me (Less watching more about sending snap shot pictures when recognizing new people are in the room). They are a data mining machine there is reason they are behind all medical records being digital and behind many technology implementations into schools. Think about how much M$ knows about you right now.... *X files them plays in background*
It's really impressive, not kid stuff anymore that's for sure, it does so much!
Come on guys, we are all smart enough to buy a PS4, but this video did show some impressive technology. Kinects sports is going to be really impressive.
kinect is watching you.
That is its job, is it not?
possibly the best thing to have come out of this reveal aside from the controller, even though it could be intrusive.
Really amazing technology. I doubt most developers will heavily rely on it so I don't think Kinect as a whole won't be intrusive if not complementary.
Considering the lack of mentioning it as a gaming controller this time around, I bet we get a lot of minor Kinect uses with games, but mostly it'll be reserved for navigation and as the heart of the Xbox One.
So they are throwing more useless features that gamers don't want, do they listen to their gaming customers at all?
I'm impressed with the new kinect, I can see it being used in a lot subtle ways, in the games I actually play this time around.
To be fair, the tech is pretty good. Motion sensing games are not my thing but I do like the idea of using the Skype feature and talking to family overseas.
Wow, looks night and day compared to the first Kinect. I think the last 3 years were a beta test on the Xbox 360, Kinect integration, SmartGlass and seeing how people reacted to more entertainment features. If it's done well, I'm all for it, but I think it obviously has to stay mostly as an option, and work.
hmmm they need to use this noise cancellation on the PC version of skype! it would be great!
The tech inside the Kinect 2.0 is great, but the things it does are still a little too intrusive.
I see you've read the new Naruto chapter :D. I can agree there should some sort of sleep mode or an option to have it off or maybe work in an easy insert USB port seeing as the previous one was freaking difficult to insert and disconnect.
Oh so it does was they claimed the original Kinect was supposed to do? And it's still not as accurate as they showed on stage, that skeleton is popping about quite a bit, still a big improvement, maybe this time around it's actually be functional
GREATEST SKYPE EXPERIENCE EVER!!! LOOOOOOOOOOL
I don't understand why people think they MUST use the kinect2. If you don't like it... don't utilize it. That's what the handheld controller is for is it not? And as for those crying about it being a media hub. DON'T use it for a media hub.... lol. If you don't have cable/sat box, then that doesn't mean you cant use xb1.. it means you are smart enough not to pay out of the ass for 3-4 decent shows on television. If you do have a cable box or whatever, you won't be forced to have it plugged into the input. the console in theory should run just fine using only the hdmi output. Most people are just now progressing from sd to hd and most people who own hdtv's don't use it for hd cable, they use it to experience hd videogames/bluray movies. Basically. The XB1 CAN be your central unit but it does NOT have to be. It CAN only do games, if that is what you want. It CAN be an all-in-one system, if that's what you like. Just my little 4am rant.
I have a Kinect that I barely use. Now that it is truly integrated into the system, more games should be able to use it in a way that makes sense. Hopefully its used for more than dance games.
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