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post #11 of 17
Hah, how the hell do you even pronounce that? Xtion, ecks-shun, ecks-teeawn, ridiculous.

Product/brand memorability 101 - give your product a pronounceable/memorable name.

That aside, sounds good, anything to eat into the console market. Wouldn't buy this myself though, not unless there's some really smart stuff you can do with it.
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Mmhh... it's hard not to fall off my computer chair or knock my screen off while using this....

 
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post

Mmhh... it's hard not to fall off my computer chair or knock my screen off while using this....

I doubt the intended user for this product would be sitting at a desk. I could see myself using it while I'm on the couch though, as long as it has the software support that kinect is missing for pc. I was considering buying an xbox 360 just for kinect... maybe now I don't need to.
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post #14 of 17
I don't believe these kind of input devices have any practical use unless the game its for is specifically designed around it. Imagine the huge input delay/error in playing intense games - heck, even not so intense games. Sounds like more of a frustrating experience than anything else.

The entire thing seems gimmicky and just plain crap to me. Not even the Wii pulled it off perfectly.
post #15 of 17
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If I can control my mouse with my bare hand movement then I'll buy it.
After all, we all had this moment when we couldn't reach the mouse with our right hand, if you know what I mean.

W O W.... Hahahaha.

But this technology can be used. I want interactive video games!
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Umm, what? LOL
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There's never a need for anything in technology, we always make use of what we have.
Can you not see the possibilities when game devs. pick up on this. Take Skyrim's soon to be released Kinect support for example.

I see the only use being for Linux, or maybe Mac. Kinect already works for Windows PCs.
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