Xbox Kinect Motion Controller Officially Priced at $150

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Rocketpop

The people who were interested in motion-sensor control already bought a Wii. What audience is left?

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Atomike

Since I own a PC, there is no reason in the world to buy an inferior X-box. So no Kinect for me.

Also, I have a Wii. I don't need another Wii with a different name.

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QUINTIX256

JSYK 

You can have your recession. I'm not participating.

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Atomike

Did not know it's coming to PC. Doesn't matter. Kinect will sell few units for PC. And die very, very quickly.

Would you get a Wii remote for your PC? Nobody makes motion control for PC because the PC already has a far more responsive and simple way to input data.

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Peanut Fox

The Kinect isn't anything like what the Wii is.  Weather anyone wants one is another question.

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Atomike

Kinect is just like a Wii. It can sense your legs too, but it's just a device which senses your motion. You know, for motion control of your games. With motion. Like a Wii.

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Peanut Fox

The Wii senses a point being emitted from a device.  Kinect senses motion using 2 cameras, that are tracking your full body.  It can also do facial recognition.  How you interact with the Wii, and how you interact with Kinect is completely different.  Stand in front of a Wii and put your arms in the air, and nothing will happen unless you've got a Wii-mote.  

The two devices are as different as a CPU and GPU.

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igoka

So how much it has to be and if thats the price , compare to what ? Compare to Sony funny-boblehead-looking Motion ? The price is ok with me for Kinect . However because I don't use Xbox 360 anymore ( I better play Left4Dead2 on PC) I'm waiting for Kinect to be compatible with Windows thats when I'm going to buy it .

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Peanut Fox

The problem with using this on a PC, is that your sitting less than 4 feet away in most cases.  So you are trying to squeeze your motions and movement into a much smaller box.  It would be cool to use this for head tracking on a PC, but you should be able to do that with any quality web cam, instead of a dedicated device.  $150 seems like a lot to ask a PC user to pay if they aren't going to be taking full advantage of the device.  

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Lummoxx

This just in, Xbox360 Kinect priced about $85 more than I'd consider paying for it.

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