kinect details

  • Kinect Price for UK £129.99

    Microsoft Kinect has been priced for UK, an online retailer ShopTo has listed the Microsoft's Kinect for £129.99 and release date a 19th November 2010. The package listed will consist of

    • Kinect Sensor
    • Power Supply
    • Wi-Fi Extension cable
    • A Kinect Game (No Detail Yet)
    • Manual

    There are many more online retailers who listed this above Kinect Package but only ShopTo has given it a price and release details. Other Details listed by the retailer about the Kinect is

    • 175 MB of free space (Required by Kinect Driver and other software)
    • Kinect has trackin ability of upto 6 person but only two can be active at a given time
    • Almost 20 joints of player who is active can be tracked by Kinect.

  • Kinect Technical Specifications Released

    Microsoft Kinect technical specification details is out, the Xbox 360 motion sensor (Kinect) has a basic requirement of

    • Any Xbox 360
    • A 175 MB disk space for drivers and other softwares
    • Single USB port

    Here is the details of the Technical Specification of Microsoft Kinect:


    • Colour and depth-sensing lenses
    • Voice microphone array
    • Tilt motor for sensor adjustment

    Field of View

    • Horizontal field of view: 57 degrees
    • Vertical field of view: 43 degrees
    • Physical tilt range: 27 degrees
    • Depth sensor range: 1.2m - 3.5m

    Data Streams

    • 320x240 16-bit depth @ 30 frames/sec
    • 640x480 32-bit colour@ 30 frames/sec
    • 16-bit audio @ 16 kHz
    • Skeletal Tracking System
    • Tracks up to 6 people, including 2 active players
    • Tracks 20 joints per active player
    • Ability to map active players to Xbox LIVE Avatars

    Audio System

    • Xbox LIVE party chat and in-game voice chat (requires Xbox LIVE Gold Membership)
    • Echo cancellation system enhances voice input
    • Speech recognition in multiple languages

  • Kinect Price confirmed it's $150

    Now after much hype surrounding the price of Kinect, its is now officially announced by Microsoft, it will be up for grab at a price tag of $150. Kinect was officially puts on the Microsoft Store overnight and the price was reveal at that time.

    Kinect Product Page reads as, “Kinect brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways,” which points out that it dosn't require controller. Microsoft early stated that the price details will be reveal at Gamescom so we can expect that the UK price detail will be reveal then.