Kinect's secret revealed

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So, it turns out Kinect is using the infra-red projection, which can be seen by a camera.
You can think of it as a WiiMote merged with a sensor bar.
 

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Huh. I was under the assumption that it was a heat-sensing camera. Hence the red blobs in the Your Shape ad.

EDIT: @ComplicatioN: Doubt it. The product has to go through a lot of testing before hitting the market to make sure it's suitable for use.
 

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I wasn't really interested before I heard the news. I just thought it was a shame. but am relieved for anyone who wants this.

(I think the US consumer report is just as reliable as these rumors)
 

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cool find.
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I know now.
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TheDarkSeed said:
I wasn't really interested before I heard the news. I just thought it was a shame. but am relieved for anyone who wants this.

(I think the US consumer report is just as reliable as these rumors)
pretty sure i believe the consumer report over some gamers at gamestop.


QUOTE(Joe88 @ Nov 7 2010, 02:19 AM) trolls?

the news came from gamestop employees
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6283514.html
I stand by what I said.
 

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Twiffles said:
Joe88 said:
the news came from gamestop employees
Except Gamestop is the troll of the video game market.
I think "gamespot: was misspelled.

On another note, I read a bit of the article and it said only the face-tracking has problems and shouldn't at all affect the motion sensing aspect of gameplay. But just the knowledge of some people not being able to use something to its fullest potential sets me off

On another note, If you fall into that group of people. you can possible do what Dave Chappelle does when he plays a Caucasian person in his sketches
 

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From what I can remember, infra-red is extremely safe. When infra-red waves are absorbed by the body, heat is produced and that's it I think.

But the heat generated from these devices is often too little to be felt, almost negligible. So it is very safe, rest assured
 

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ZAFDeltaForce said:
From what I can remember, infra-red is extremely safe. When infra-red waves are absorbed by the body, heat is produced and that's it I think.

But the heat generated from these devices is often too little to be felt, almost negligible. So it is very safe, rest assured

*breaths out*
 

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