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  1. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    ... Unlocked is IGN's best (see: only) 360-centric podcast. If you want more insight into what's going on with Xbox Live, Kinect and other things in the 360 universe, download our show and revel in its magnificence. Or send us angry emails. Your ...

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  2. Refurb Xbox One (w/o Kinect) plus 3 Games $260 ($5 shipping) from WootRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cheap Ass Gamer

    Cheapy talks about his new homeowner woes and the gang finally go over their favorites of 2015. Wombat reviews LEGO Marvel's Avengers and SHIPWRECK'S Ohio Chinese food.

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  3. Welcome to EclipseCon and Agile ALM ConnectRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | Eclipse In The News

    ... Congratulations to Patrick Tasse and Marc Khouzam, winners of the Top Developer Competition. They showed off their Kinect skills and their knowledge of Eclipse trivia to win Xbox systems from Microsoft. Today's main networking event is the ...

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  4. Orangutans Learning To Play Xbox To Fight Boredom In ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Switched

    Malu, a 12-year-old orangutan at the Melbourne Zoo, is seen testing out a video game that's projected into his enclosure with an Xbox Kinect. One of mankind's closest relatives is learning how to play Xbox video games thanks to researchers who hope the interactive technology will boost the animals' minds, spirits and social interactions while in captivity.

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  5. Orangutans play videogames at Melbourne ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ABC News

    Zoos Victoria worked with researchers at the University of Melbourne's Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces to create the games, which use Kinect 3D technology from Microsoft's Xbox One gaming system. The games project images on to the floor of the orangutans' enclosure, and sense the animals' movements when they interact with the projections.

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  6. Get an Xbox One with a Kinect sensor for less than $300Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Boy Genius

    ... they offer a fantastic way to save some serious cash on a console. Here's a perfect example: a 500GB Xbox One with a Kinect sensor is typically $399.99, but you can save more than $100 buy purchasing a refurbished console right now on Amazon. This ...

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  7. Melbourne Zoo zookeepers teach orangutans to play video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Mail

    ... Melbourne Zoo, to keep the orangutans' big brains busy, keepers have been letting their apes play Xbox. Microsoft's Kinect system projects a laser array onto the floor of their enclosure. This enables the orangutans to interact directly with it ...

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  8. Cloudlands: VR Minigolf is a zany way to experience virtual reality with the HTC ViveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | VentureBeat

    ... golf, which requires a lot of detection of subtle movement. Previous motion-based games on the Wii and Xbox's Kinect systems are pretty inaccurate. But with the Vive, your ability to move and be detected precisely is pretty good. Futuretown used the ...

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  9. Elite: Dangerous shows you can get sick from a VR game on the HTC ViveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | VentureBeat

    ... you the view that you should be seeing, given the position of where you are facing. The lasers are not acting like Kinect cameras in the Microsoft Xbox One and Xbox 360 game consoles. Those systems send light signals out and then capture them as ...

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  10. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    ... Unlocked is IGN's best (see: only) 360-centric podcast. If you want more insight into what's going on with Xbox Live, Kinect and other things in the 360 universe, download our show and revel in its magnificence. Or send us angry emails. Your ...

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  11. Is Apple about to unleash a new virtual reality headset?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bay Area Business Woman

    ... investments. The company purchased PrimeSense, a Microsoft collaborator that helped develop the early generations of Kinect hardware for the Xbox 360, in 2013. It also confirmed that it had acquired the motion capture company Faceshift. Faceshift's ...

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  12. Apple Inc. (AAPL) Has Massive Secretive Unit and it's Not Building CarsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Learn Bonds

    ... avatars; PrimeSense - a Tel Aviv-based firm that helped Microsoft in motion-tracking technology for original Xbox 360 Kinect interface. For several months now, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been creating prototypes of possible headset configurations. ...

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  13. Apple has 'team of hundreds' developing virtual and augmented reality systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    ... going on general sale in April. However, prices are yet to be announced Vive moves beyond just a headset and uses Kinect-style lasers to track even the smallest of body movements, letting players become fully immersed in their games. The technology ...

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  14. Report: Apple assembles team to work on virtual realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | USA Today

    ... confirmed it was scooped up by the tech giant for about $350 million. PrimeSense developed technology for Microsoft's Kinect sensor used on the Xbox video game console. Last year, Apple acquired two more companies with expertise in AR/VR: augmented ...

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  15. Why Nobody's Complaining About Used Games AnymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Wired

    ... it at about 18 million .) To be sure, Microsoft made other mistakes that caused the gamer audience to split (hello, Kinect) but used games became a massive kerfuffle, and everyone remembers it. So there's something of a chilling effect on complaints ...

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  16. EA might have revealed secret Xbox One sales figuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Engadget

    ... addition, Microsoft was forced to pull plenty of features at the last-minute after fans balked at its higher price ( Kinect ) and policies on second hand games . Then again, 15 million consoles is hardly an impossible figure to claw back, and the ...

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  17. E3 2012 - Microsoft Press ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2012 | Future Pixel

    E3 kicked off this year with one of the biggest contributors to gaming rolling out the red carpet, and showcasing some of their latest offerings on the Xbox 360....I am of course talking of Microsoft and there are few surprises to be shown this year....though not as many as we would've hoped. As is to be expected after the many Kinect games showcased at last years E3, Microsoft continues to push the Kinect and to endorse it as a device that can be used for Casual gaming as well as a useful addition to Hardcore gamers as well.

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  18. 5 Predictions About The Future Of Virtual Reality GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Cinema Blend News

    ... GameStop , I saw gamers even struggling with dishing out the initial price of almost $500 for the Xbox One with the Kinect. So how are gamers supposed to afford an Oculus Rift for $600? The best part is, it's not even a console, it's an added device ...

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  19. Welcome to EclipseCon and Agile ALM ConnectRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | Eclipse In The News

    ... Congratulations to Patrick Tasse and Marc Khouzam, winners of the Top Developer Competition. They showed off their Kinect skills and their knowledge of Eclipse trivia to win Xbox systems from Microsoft. Today's main networking event is the ...

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  20. February teen events at the Korah LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | SooToday

    Marie Public Library Korah Branch will be hosting a Gaming event on Thursday, February 4 from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Teens are invited to drop into the Korah Branch library to play Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, Kinect, and a variety of board games. The Sault Ste.

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