May 7, 2014
Favorite tips and tricks for a better Kinect experience

In new videos, Albert Penello, from the Xbox product planning team, and Scott Evans, from the Xbox engineering team, walk through some of their favorite tips and tricks so you can make the most of your Kinect experience.

May 5, 2014
7 lesser-known Kinect voice commands you should know

Xbox Wire shares seven useful and lesser-known commands. They include: “Xbox, Notifications” to see a rundown of recent notifications, including invites, installations and achievements; “Xbox, Switch,” which switches input focus between your main screen and a snapped app (great for pausing Netflix, for example); and “Xbox, Invite,” to pick from your friend list by number, with online friends listed first.

March 7, 2014
Accessible yoga for the blind using Kinect

After sustaining a running injury that made her turn to yoga for exercise, Kyle Rector and her advisor, Julie Kientz, realized the potential of using Kinect to detect yoga poses. Using skeletal tracking, voice recognition and the ability to use software to help people improve the alignment of people’s bodies, they developed Eyes-Free Yoga.

November 21, 2013
Game developers share how new Kinect is game-changing for them

The new Kinect sensor for Xbox One brings higher fidelity, sensitivity and precision whether the action is taking place on a battlefield or a dance floor. In a new video, game developers share how they’re using the new Kinect in some of Xbox One’s biggest launch titles, including “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Ryse: Son of Rome,” “Dead Rising 3” and “Just Dance 2014.”