The Future: Microsoft Demos A Kinect-Driven Armchair

The Kinect has already powered countless awesome hacks but even a motion-controlled mini humanoid isn’t in the same room as this Microsoft-built armchair. The MIX11 crowd pleaser was built using the upcoming Kinect PC SDK that opens up development over Visual Basic, C++, C#.

The chair itself is powered just by hand motions — even reclining — and feature omnidirectional wheels for smooth rolling. Right now it’s just a proof of concept, but Microsoft will release the chair’s source code with the SDK for further tomfoolery.

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gypsygib2743d ago (Edited 2743d ago )

Kinect, the gaming device that derives all it's popularity from things that have nothing to do with games.

Why should I buy a Kinect again? Someone please tell me.

Redgehammer2742d ago

Because you want to.

My family and I enjoy ours, and look forward to The future of Kinect, and really the Future of the 360.