Microsoft patent lets Kinect make a physical 3D model of your face

Posted in Software on 12th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Microsoft has been granted a patent for tech that converts the 3D scan data collected by the Kinect gaming sensor into a real physical replica of the scanned object.

Googles Project Tango is a smartphone with Kinect-style computer vision

Posted in Software on 21st Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Google is launching yet another crazy moonshot project. Project Tango squeezes computer vision technology into a smartphone.

Apple acquires Kinect-tech maker PrimeSense for $345M

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Apples much-rumored iTV (and other iGadgets) could be getting Kinect-like motion sensing tech.