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Kinect paired with Vuzix VR920 shades, creates zany virtual reality video game

It was only a matter of time before Microsoft's continually-hacked Kinect became embroiled in a VR simulation of some sort, and while we're not riding light cycles quite yet, enterprising developer Nao_u has managed to put himself in the shoes (and short skirt) of a Japanese virtual pop icon. Mapping his every move onto the virtual skeleton of Vocaloid's Miku Hatsune probably won't impress you much at this stage of the game, but there's the little matter of what Nao_u did next: he hooked up a pair of Vuzix VR920 LCD glasses to see through the digital diva's eyes, too. Find the terribly cutesy video after the break, and fast-forward to 4:30 to watch Nao attempt to walk a narrow beam set atop a virtual skyscraper.

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Bigpappy2468d ago

Wow! This guy is good, really good. Okay M$, there is the guy I approve for hire.

whateva2468d ago

& yes they should hire these guys that's making the best out of this tech nothing but good things can come from it.

the guy that did the star wars video with 2 people from different places need to hired too.

Mystogan2468d ago (Edited 2468d ago )

Lol ps3 fanboys can't help but disagree

But only thing kinect needs is some easy way to navigate for First-Person and Third-Person games, which might sound impossible for ppl with no imagination.

Smootherkuzz2468d ago

Good things to come in the near future for MS and Kinect "like" sensors,ruff beginings but good after awhile.keep watching.