In the near future, consumers will be playing videogames without controllers, giving directions to lifelike avatars and waving files from screen to screen a la "Minority Report," according to Microsoft.
“There are a lot of amazing opportunities in there,” he said. “As they said, you ain’t seen nothing yet.” LOL...sounds like he`s singing. "you aint seen nothing yet !!!!"
Chill out man . He was just answering a question .
Anyway, I'm sure as heck not going to be playing games exclusively by waving my arms around. Good job, now I'm listening to Bach. Dang it...
And the "true" value of the Natal interface has been demonstrated. The business world is where the real money for this tech will be made. Games are just a lucky side effect, Milo looks to have been some kind of tech demo or precursor for this “Digital Assistant Guy” Microsoft are on to something big here.
Microsoft obviously going to put it in other devices . Zune (lol)
Zune connectivity? I would think so. This has gone way beyond waving your arms around playing Tetris in your living room, Microsoft have been thinking big with this. "the oohs and ahs started when Mr. Mehdi demonstrated a digitally optimized work space, what he called a next-generation user interface. He moved objects around and expanded them via touch-screen surfaces — “like you’ve seen on various devices,” he said — but also scanned an article simply by holding it up to a wall-sized screen, and pinched a photo from his cellphone, then “placed” it on the larger screen." "A “digital assistant guy,” who he called Dag, appeared on the screen and responded more or less like a human, not a computer, when Mr. Mehdi asked for information or responded to follow-up queries. A colleague who he called appeared on-screen and then shared diagrams by gesturing to them." Gamers seem to forget that the Xbox is just a small part of what Microsoft are about.
Microsoft`s "Pre alpha " "Surface" i would say .
So does that mean when you mod your 360 and pirate games a ball will roll into a shoot and then Ninja's will be at your house? And this will happen before you even mod it! scary indeed!
...that said we'd never need more than 640k of memory. I also thought they had tried getting rid of the mouse as well...and that fights going real well.
This is the same company that said... ah n/m, the list would be too long.
Dude, I was just watching clips of an old gamer show that used to be on G4 or something like that, and it's from 1998. And the host was talking about how they had built a powerful gaming computer that had 128 MB of SDRAM, and she was like, "Most games only require about 64 MB and I swear you will never need more than that to play games." Obviously, the future has proven otherwise, but that's expected. Anything can change, and the power of computers has been growing at a hyperbolic rate.
the technology from Minority Report is more similar to the Sony's motion controller. How do I know? Because Tom uses light-emitting glove to recognize the hand jestures, just like PSeye recognizing the light from motion controllers. Of course there are some points where Tom only uses hands without lights, but most of the time the lights work. Somehow, Sony manages mic-like controllers into gloves (emitting lights at the fingertip), you will see very similar action has done in the movie.
I think if the movie was made today,Speilberg would have had Cruise operate his computer without any sort of "virtual reality glove". Or maybe he did but wanted the audience to relate to some sort of appratus to explain how hes doing it. I felt the computer interaction was one of the least high tech things I saw in that movie. that doesnt mean it wasnt impressive, but compared to some of the other stuff you see......
For example, vertical-travelling car, eye-scanning spider-bot, brain-scanning etc. Computer interface is really nothing comparing to them haha BTW, speaking of UI, for now it looks more practical to use emitting light in terms of accuracy and precision.
Minority report is actually a comical way of showing the future of human/computer interaction imo. It goes against the basic principles of efficiency in movement. It is visually interesting for a movie audience, but the wide sweeping amount of movement used is less efficient than the old fashion keyboard & mouse. Technology that makes more work for the human is bad tech that doesn't catch on. When it comes to things like Natal, I suspect it will be popular with party games like Wii, but for solo video game players playing online or single player campaigns, it is more work than is necessary to control the game.
http://www.google.com/url?s... http://www.unwiredview.com/... or this: http://www.google.com/url?s... sony patented these to protect their intellectual properties.but we'll see if microsoft gets this rolling too just using hands only.
Of course people will be playing games like this in the near future. They have Natal coming out. But this will NOT be standard for gaming.
If the next Halo is set to use Natal only, my 360 will be stuck playing old 360 games and as for Sony. I like how they are planing on adding a controller that works well for this stuff an as for playing Killzone 3 or so using it, well I might not.
OHHH JUST LIKE WHATS BEING DONE IN EYE PET..ISNT THAT COMING OUT IN NOVEMBER..WOW THE NEAR FUTURE WAS NEAR...
There was a time when a phone call was 5 cents and you could find a phone booth everywhere, now the phone booths has disappeared and we now are forced to purchase expensive tiny cell phones and services that most people can't even see how to use without eye glasses, we were not asked if we wanted this it was just dropped on us and we had to adapt to this new way life and technology,the same will be true for future gaming MS have kicked it up to the next dimension to move objects in a game and god knows what else without a hand controller, we all knew this would happen at some point in time well it is happening now, we will adapt and go on to improve on it just like we always do.
If we haven't got virtual games to work on a system or even look as good as what we have on systems, then how will this work?
of course it's possible, ask Sony
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