Microsoft permanently discontinues Kinect

October 25th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Microsoft has ended the production of Kinect and permanently discontinued the device, according to a report by Fast Company.

The Microsoft Kinect was first introduced back in 2009 at E3 under the codename ‘Project Natal’ and was launched next year after it was officially given the name Kinect at E3 2010. Unlike the motion tracking systems of that time, which included the Wii and PlayStation Move controllers, the Kinect did not require any device in the users’ hands and would track the entire person using multiple cameras and sensors. This allowed for a more elaborate motion tracking…

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