Payton H. Wilmott, Gleaner Writer
This may be the first and only time you'll see me write about a video game
or video-game peripheral because most persons think this sphere of technology is childish. I had the same view of things until I got my hands on the Xbox 360 Kinect. This device is revolutionary in every way.
What is it?
The Kinect is an add-on for the Microsoft Xbox 360 that opens up a whole new world of features. How can I explain something that offers so much? Hmmm. I guess it's best to start by telling you what it is.
The Kinect is a device that captures full body motion and sound and can simulate that in a game environment. That was the layman's explanation of the Kinect, but the gizmo geek in me wants to burst out into some technological mumbo-jumbo. Here are the geeky facts:
What makes the Kinect tick?