Avatar Kinect launches for the Xbox 360 today. Using the console's motion sensing add-on, users can voice chat with each other, and see their Xbox 360 avatar's mimic their movements on screen, right down even to their facial expressions….
The full specification sheet for Microsoft's Kinect motion controller have been revealed by online retailers Play. It makes for interesting reading, particularly as it might scupper some wishes for madcap multiplayer parties with the new add-on. That's because while…
Phenomenally successful though the Nintendo Wii is, it certainly isn’t without its own share of niggles. Among them, perhaps at the forefront of ‘core’ players’ minds, is the fact that the motion sensing Wii remote is, well, not all that hot at sensing motion.
Proof there’s more than one way to skin a cat, with news that Sony Ericsson could utilise the cameras on its mobile phones to act as an iPhone-like motion sensor, which could then be used to control games.
They’ve partnered with GestureTek, a Californian company, to add software to their handsets from September, and it’s possible that existing phones could also use the technology provided their software can be updated.