Around AOTF ×
Platforms
More
News

The Technology of Avatar Kinect is Interesting

by | @AttackFanboy | on January 11, 2011

Microsoft released it’s technology explanation demonstration footage from the Consumer Electronics Show, and it briefly explains how Kinect uses the facial mapping technology to output facial movements to the Xbox 360.  The “facial mesh” is able to map the users head movements, lip movements, eyebrow movements to create animated representation output to Xbox Live games.

Avatar Kinect was one of Microsoft’s big announcements for the show, and it was announced to be coming to Xbox Live Gold sometime in the Spring through a system update.  The video below demonstrates the technology in action.

Read This Next
A Few New Games to Pump Up the Jams
A Few New Games to Pump Up the Jams

It’s come to my attention that 2016 is downright getting jiggy with it.  Though Crypt of the NecroDancer and Inside...

Xbox One Kinect Bundle and Standalone Unit Discounted for a Limited Time
Xbox One Kinect Bundle and Standalone Unit Discounted for a Limited Time

Microsoft has discounted both the standalone Kinect and the 500GB Xbox One Kinect bundle for a limited time. Starting now...

Two New Xbox One Bundles Revealed – Special Edition White Gears of War and Kinect Bundle
Two New Xbox One Bundles Revealed – Special Edition White Gears of War and Kinect Bundle

Microsoft promised a new Xbox One bundle a day this week and today they surpassed that promise with two new...

Say Something