IllumiRoom Articles

Microsoft’s RoomAlive project and the future of the IllumiRoom experiment

  • 07/10/2014 at 20:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

MicrosoftMicrosoft came out with an interesting project not too long ago called IllumiRoom, which allowed for full-wall, interactive gaming using physical movements. It utilized the Kinect, and tried to take things to the next level. Now, they are showing off the second version of the project, called RoomAlive. It takes the original idea, and bulks it up to something much more.

Rather than just a large projector with interactive gameplay, RoomAlive turns an entire room (about the space of the average sized living room) into a gaming platform. The walls, ceiling and floor all have projected images that allow the user to find items, kill enemies, and interact with the environment using their bodies, and accessories such as a gun.

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PlayStation 4, Xbox 720 and the future of Gaming Consoles

  • 04/03/2013 at 06:40 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Sony PlayStation 4 HolidayIn 2013 all gaming enthusiasts are excited: PlayStation 4 will be released and rumour has it Microsoft will do the same with Xbox 720 or whatever the name of their next generation console will be. Although until now we just have the official specs of the upcoming PlayStation 4 console and some leaked and rumoured specs of Xbox 720 analysts believe Sony’s console will win the battle.

PlayStation 4 event was one of the strangest event I ever watched. It’s similar with what happened when Microsoft announced Surface tablets last year. It was that type of event where you see just a small part of what’s coming while the most interesting things are left to be announced later.

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