Microsoft’s Kinect Used For Video Conferencing (Video)

We have featured quite a few different Microsoft Kinect hacks here at Geeky Gadgets, the latest one is video conferencing using the Microsoft Kinect, and the results are pretty impressive, adding in a range of cool features that you wouldn’t normally see in standard video conferencing.

Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have used the Microsoft Kinect to create video conferencing which has depth and human perception, as well as some cool augmented reality, have a look at the video of it in action below.

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zeal0us2783d ago

another use for kinect, now where my AAA hardcore game.

Agent-862783d ago (Edited 2783d ago )

Not likely to ever happen. It is strictly a casual gaming device and MS is marketing it as such. Kinect might be incorporated into a AAA hardcore game as an enhancement, but I doubt we will ever see one as a Kinect only game without using a controller. I just don't see the hardcore gamer giving up their controller for a less accurate, laggy interface. Why do gestures, when a button press is quicker and more accurate?

HeavenlySnipes2783d ago

do this with the PSeye over PSN lol

btk2783d ago

Next news in. Kinect used as ordinary webcam.