Kinect Sensors Bring your Living Room to Life

by Rachel Baker on October 6, 2014

This is almost as good as the Microsoft cube – and really, all said and done, it might be better, because, in the future, you might be able to actually get it for your home.

Microsoft’s ‘RoomAlive’ transforms any room into a giant Xbox game

RoomAlive builds on the familiar concepts of IllumiRoom, but pushes things a lot further by extending an Xbox gaming environment to an entire living room. It’s a proof-of-concept demo, just like IllumiRoom, and it combines Kinect and projectors to create an augmented reality experience that is interactive inside a room. You can reach out and hit objects from a game, or interact with games through any surfaces of a room. RoomAlive tracks the position of a gamers head across all six Kinect sensors, to render content appropriately.

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