A recent post from the folks over at Channel 9 has caught my attention regarding a Kinect for Windows development. The original article is a bit on the technical side and goes into lots of great information on how to use the API and various resolution issues that quite frankly is a bit too technical to get real excited over, especially with this announcement competing with E3 announcements. I’ve decided to take a step back from all the supper technical code speak and talk about why this is an important step for NUI. Read more Kinect for Windows Gets All Up In Your Grill
I can remember the excitement among my friends at seeing the TED video about SixthSense. Indeed I shared it with as many people who I could, excited about what was being developed. It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years since the Talk on SixthSense was filmed. So I wanted to look and see where are we with it today? Read more SixthSense… Where Are We Now?
It’s no longer just Microsoft that wants to get rid of controllers. Infosys, of India, is ready to demonstrate the integration of NUI into your cablebox. Whereas Microsoft has been focusing on increasing the home entertainment value of the Xbox platform, other companies such as Infosys is halping to lead the way in bringing similar interactive entertainment experiences through other devices. Read more Infosys to Demonstrate Next-Generation Natural User Interface Cable TV Concepts at The Cable Show’s “Imagine Park” – MarketWatch