Keep on dancing with Dance Central 2

Harmonix is back this holiday with Dance Central 2. Dance Central 2 is more than just a second edition, it’s an education on what a dance game should be. There are new tracks, new routines and new modes....more

Is the Microsoft Kinect Having Trouble With Black Faces?

About a year ago, we heard reports about the webcam on an HP Touchsmart PC failing to track a black man's face using the state of the art tracking software built into the camera. However, when his white coworker stepped into the picture, the tracking resumed as it should. HP explained the problems as follows: "The technology we use is built on standard algorithms that measure the difference in intensity of contrast between the eyes and the upper cheek and nose," Welch explains. "We believe that the camera might have difficulty 'seeing' contrast in conditions where there is insufficient foreground lighting." ...more

According to today's Seattle Times, this assertion is not ...more

Microsoft Kinect: Gaming That Uses You as a Controller. Big Brother or Big Seller?

Imagine a virtual world where all you have to do is wave your hand or speak and things would magically happen.  No more need for game controllers. ...more

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