augmented reality

Kinect has a life outside of gaming - videos showcase a new world of retail

Kinect has a life outside of gaming - videos showcase a new world of retail

Michael Archambault 40

When the majority of us think about Kinect, we think about shouting “Xbox, Play” to get our Netflix movie rolling or we picture ourselves waddling around the living room trying to get our groove on with games like Dance Central. If we step outside the world of gaming, we can see how the Kinect for Windows SDK can be used in retail. To help us imagine the world for Kinect outside of...

Microsoft files patent for augmented reality gaming glasses - surgeon simulator just got real

Microsoft files patent for augmented reality gaming glasses - surgeon simulator just got real

Michael Archambault 29

We can’t help, but to love the United States Patent Office – it gives away too many good secrets. This week, a user at NeoGAF found a Microsoft patent filling for a pair of augmented reality glasses. The high-tech head mounted eye wear appears to be aimed at the gaming community and might just bring our favorite titles to the streets – literally. The patent is titled, “Multiplayer...