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Lab-in-a-Box Takes Aim at Doctors’ Computer Activity

February 12, 2015

They call it “the Lab-in-a-Box.” According to Nadir Weibel, a research scientist in the Computer Science and Engineering…
Students master math through movement using Kinect for Windows

January 27, 2015

Picture this: a classroom full of 9-year-olds are up and moving around, contorting their bodies and waving their…
NRL Video Game Could Help Dog Handlers Train for Detecting IEDs, Illegal Drugs

October 29, 2014

Adam Moses is practicing dog command gestures with an Xbox Kinect in his office at the U.S. Naval…
Microsoft’s Cube

September 25, 2014

Microsoft’s interactive art installation, unveiled this week at Seattle’s Decibel Festival, a celebration of electronic music, visual art…
Kinect for Windows helps decode the role of hand gestures during conversations

June 13, 2014

We all know that human communication involves more than speaking—think of how much an angry glare or an…
Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workout

December 31, 2013

NASA engineers like what they see in Microsoft Kinect 2 as they continue to work on space robots.…
Microsoft partners with university but industry collaboration still weak

December 5, 2013

Microsoft’s research arm will partner with the University of Melbourne to explore how people interact socially with technology.…
Now, a $500 nano-camera from MIT

December 4, 2013

Remember folks MIT created a camera with a “shutter speed” of one trillion exposures per second? And now…
Yoga accessible for the blind with new Microsoft Kinect-based program

October 18, 2013

In a typical yoga class, students watch an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. But…
MIT team shows system that tracks people through walls

October 16, 2013

A team of researchers at MIT have been working this year on a system that can track people…
Intel readying to take on Kinect with 3D depth cameras

August 29, 2013

Anil Nanduri, director of perceptual products and solutions at Intel has revealed to IDG News that the company is hard…
Researchers using Kinect to allow deaf people to communicate via computer

July 22, 2013

Researchers from Microsoft Asia and the Institute of Computing Technology at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been…
Microsoft launches prerelease ‘Kinect for Windows developer kit program’

July 1, 2013

Microsoft has announced at its Build Development Event and via its website a new initiative the company is calling the…
Researchers use video game tech to steer roaches on autopilot

June 26, 2013

North Carolina State University researchers are using video game technology to remotely control cockroaches on autopilot, with a…
Update: Carnegie Mellon Robot Uses Arms, Location and More To Discover Objects

May 13, 2013

PITTSBURGH-A robot can struggle to discover objects in its surroundings when it relies on computer vision alone. But…
Controlling robots with your thoughts

May 7, 2013

This is Angel Perez Garcia. He can make a robot move exactly as he wants via the electrodes…
With Wave of the Hand, Carnegie Mellon Researchers Create Touch-based Interfaces on Everyday Surfaces

April 26, 2013

PITTSBURGH-Researchers previously have shown that a depth camera system, such as Kinect, can be combined with a projector…
Physio for the home

January 15, 2013

Accidents or operations are often followed by long periods of rehabilitation treatment. In future, a new technology will…
Two Kinects are enough to track the movement of your fingertips (Video)

October 9, 2012

Playing video games using motion sensitive controllers in such systems as “Xbox Kinect” or “Nintendo Wii” can be…
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