As you all know, after the extraordinary success of the motion sensor Kinect on Xbox 360,Microsoft has decided to focus much of its use in a PC environment, especially with the future of Windows 8 . The last update of the Software Development Kit includes a scanner faster movements, a better recognition accuracy of the various parts of the body and can attack / remove the Kinect at will without losing your work.
The new Kinect, which will be officially launched at the beginning of 2012, will be better than the Xbox 360 version , not only in software but also in some hardware, scrolls by Microsoft and 200 companies involved in the project, to make it precise recognition of nearby objects.
The new hardware will allow the “Near Mode” : The camera will be able to recognize objects up to 50 cm distance with extreme accuracy, without losing anything in terms of resolution and image quality, thus reducing the invisible wall that must abide by the Xbox 360.
“It’s a much-requested feature by developers, the studios and the public participating in the program Kinect for Windows” , said the general manager for Windows Kinect, Craig Elser, “and we are happy to oblige by inserting this possibility, as well the others scheduled for the day of release. “
Always ahead of the launch on PC, the USB cable has been shortened and will also present a dongle, to “allow the use of the hardware in confined spaces and improve the co-existence with other USB devices.”
We leave you with a video that explains what Microsoft has in mind to do, exploiting the immense potential mating Kinect / PC , good vision.
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