Leap Motion: Control PC With Hand Gestures
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 22, 2012
The new motion control device offers much finer control than Microsoft's Kinect.
Tags: Kinect, motion control, Leap
Commercial Kinect for Windows SDK Due Early Next Year
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 31, 2011
Celebrating the first year anniversary of the launch of Kinect for Xbox 360, Microsoft finally puts a date on the promised commercial SDK for Kinect on Windows -- sort of.
Tags: Microsoft, Kinect, Kinect SDK
Microsoft Shows 'Touch Screen' for Any Surface
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 18, 2011
New Kinect-based technology turns any surface into an input device.
Microsoft Ships Beta Tools to Tie Kinect to Robots
By Stuart Johnston | Article Published September 19, 2011
With a new developers kit, designers will be able to create their own robots that use Xbox Kinect as the user interface.
Tags: Microsoft, robotics, Xbox, Kinect
Microsoft Shows Off 'Mango' for Windows Phone
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published April 13, 2011
The software giant trots out its latest pitch to popularize Windows Phone, and also shows a developers kit for PC apps that use Microsoft's dynamic games controller.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows Phone, mobile apps, Windows Phone 7, Kinect
Microsoft's Mundie Shows More 'Natural' UI
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 28, 2011
After the stunning success of Microsoft's Kinect 3D games controller, the company's chief visionary shares more on where 'natural' interface is headed.
Tags: UI, user interface, Microsoft, Xbox, Kinect
Developers Kit Coming for Kinect on Windows
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 22, 2011
It's been rumored for months that Microsoft would provide the ability to link its Kinect game controller with Windows, but now it's official.
Tags: developer, Windows, Microsoft, developer tools, Kinect
'Natural User Interface' Arrives at Davos Forum
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 27, 2011
Microsoft plans to show off advances in user interface technologies to attendees of the World Economic Forum this week.
Tags: user interface, Microsoft, enterprise software, 3D, Kinect
Will Kinect Gain Windows Connections Soon?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 20, 2011
A rumors site says Microsoft is readying a developers kit and device drivers to enable its suddenly popular game controller to hook into Windows, and not just Xbox 360.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, Xbox, gaming PC, Kinect