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Manufacturing Digital Predicts the Future of Gaming Starts with the Xbox Kinect

Manufacturing Digital Predicts the Future of Gaming Starts with the Xbox Kinect

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Motion sensor technology is taking the gaming world by storm. Although it took a long time to reach the shelves, the Xbox Kinect has fully lived up to its hype and expectation after reaching sales figures of 10 million in March 2011 and soon became the fastest selling consumer electronics device of all time, for which it holds a Guinness World Record. Although the Nintendo Wii still remains the market leader, it seems
Motion sensor technology is taking the gaming world by storm. Although it took a long time to reach the shelves, the Xbox Kinect has fully lived up to its hype and expectation after reaching sales figures of 10 million in March 2011 and soon became the fastest selling consumer electronics device of all time, for which it holds a Guinness World Record. Although the Nintendo Wii still remains the market leader, it seems

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Manufacturing Digital Predicts the Future of Gaming Starts with the XboxKinect
San Diego, CA, April 14, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Motion sensor technology is taking the gaming world bystorm. Although it took a long time to reach the shelves, the Xbox Kinect has fully lived up to its hypeand expectation after reaching sales figures of 10 million in March 2011 and soon became the fastestselling consumer electronics device of all time, for which it holds a Guinness World Record.Although the Nintendo Wii still remains the market leader, it seems like the Kinect will soon overtakethis industry stalwart in the popularity stakes, with the PlayStation Move hot on its competitor's heels.Positioned in front of the user's television, Kinect combines an RGB camera, depth sensor and multiarraymicrophone running proprietary software.The depth sensors combine an infrared projector and a monoschrome CMOS sensor to measure thedistance of objects in three dimensions by emitting structured light beams.The device's 8-bit VGA 640x480 resolution RGB webcam enables in-game facial recognition and videoconferencing while four directional 16 KHz microphones use noise-cancelling technology to locate voicesby sound and extract ambient noise.While these hardware components are essential for the device to function, its “proprietary software layermakes the magic of Kinect possible. This layer differentiates Kinect from any other technology on themarket through its ability to enable human body recognition and extract other visual noise,” saysMicrosoft.Read the full article,here.AboutManufacturing DigitalManufacturing Digital is a leading digital media source of news and content for C-level executivesfocused on business and up-to-date news in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing Digital is theindustry-dedicated arm of the White Digital Media Group. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White,White Digital Media retains a diversified portfolio of websites, magazines, daily news feeds and weeklye-newsletters that leverage technology to innovatively deliver high-quality content, analytical data, andindustry news.Manufacturing Digital is headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in Boston,Toronto, Mumbai, and Norwich, England. For more information, contact 1-760-827-7800 or visithttp://www.manufacturingdigital.com/.###

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