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This article was published on May 24, 2013


Microsoft demos the eyes, ears and brains behind its next generation Kinect for Xbox One

Microsoft demos the eyes, ears and brains behind its next generation Kinect for Xbox One
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In case you’re still itching to learn more about how the Xbox One‘s upcoming Kinect sensor works, Microsoft’s Scott Evans and Kareem Choudhry have released two videos showing off what they call the eyes, ears and brains of the new Kinect.

As you’ll see below, Evans and Choudhry show off a number of improvements coming to the Kinect, including high-fidelity 3D vision, the larger (and wider) field of view, a 1080P 2D color camera with active infrared (IR) technology, the ability to isolate voice commands and major advances in skeletal tracking.

Only yesterday, Microsoft confirmed that the next iteration of Kinect will be coming to Windows next year. For more on its upcoming release, head here.

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