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ASUS Reveals the World’s First Motion-Sensing Experience for PC

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An exciting new approach to PC entertainment on show at CeBIT 2011. WAVI Xtion (pronounced “way-vee action”) comprises two components— the WAVI wireless media streaming device, and the Xtion motion sensor. It streams high definition media wirelessly from a PC located in one room toa TV in another, while infrared gesture-based multimedia playback, games and applications introduce the first ever officially-supported motion-sensing PC interface.

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Kinect for PC? xD
 
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So I hope that these motion-sensing thingys are going to be compatible with all games that support them. I don't want to buy two different ones for different games.
 
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Great. And good for ASUS getting this out before MS gets their act together with Kinect for PC. What is it with these overly big, overly bureaucratic organisations that might innovate but can't get their products out to market.

This raises the bar for HTPCs. They need to be an order of magnitude more powerful now that they might become console replacement so we can enjoy PC quality gaming in our living rooms.
 
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Nice product, but Asus should hire someone who either has no illusion about having humor skills, or actually has humor skills.

"Wavey action", barf.

"Hey, you wanna come over tonight and play with the wavey action?":wtf:
 
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Price?

If it's more than the Kinect sensor, fail. If it's JUST less, fail. If it's a nice bit cheaper, pure win.
 
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Doesn't matter who makes it, there will always be people like me...the ones too lazy to get up and dance around their machines to make a game play. Lemmie know when holodeck tech becomes a reality and hologram wives are cheap and effective! :D

Course ya know that always made me wonder how one would goto the bathroom in a holodeck. But then again, people in the 24th century never pee.
 
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What is it with these overly big, overly bureaucratic organisations that might innovate but can't get their products out to market.
Apple fan boys or not, we can all agree one of the MAIN reasons apple is so successful is that they bring to market what they say they will bring, and when. They are masters of "results"... now if they would only come out with a product I would buy :(

Off topic, I know; I just really liked Bonkers' line.
 
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Apple fan boys or not, we can all agree one of the MAIN reasons apple is so successful is that they bring to market what they say they will bring, and when. They are masters of "results"... now if they would only come out with a product I would buy :(

Off topic, I know; I just really liked Bonkers' line.
That's mainly because they just say "there will be an iPad 2".
Thing is, you need a kickoff product (iPhone in this case) to start enough madness that everyone in the world follows such meager product presentations.
 
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smells like the end of con-soles to me ......:toast:
 

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Good for Asus! A product I have been waiting for.
 
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I guess now we will have to wait a while for some games to come out which will be compatible with this kinect. :)
 
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Nice..., so PCs will make us sweat. Though, more recommended for home users than office users. Might end up slapping co-workers :slap: .

Here's a Video from CEBIT 2011.
 
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I guess now we will have to wait a while for some games to come out which will be compatible with this kinect. :)
The guy in 7mm's video said they don't know if they will be cross-compatible. That would really suck if they weren't.
 
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Great. Get ready for a million and one fapping applications.
 
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this isnt connect, not the same thing.


asus just released its own motion/audio based controller for people to use on their HTPC's/media PC etc.

The other part to this is the wifi component - it streams the HDMI video wirelessly, so you can remote control the PC in your room for media playback in the lounge, etc.
 
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Unless there's a big camera-enabled PC game market right around the corner, I don't see much use for this. I for one certainly don't have enough room to dance around in front of my computer.

Speaking of the Kinect, is anyone else thinking that it would be super-easy to point the camera at a video of someone else playing the game? Super-easy achievements get.

Course ya know that always made me wonder how one would goto the bathroom in a holodeck. But then again, people in the 24th century never pee.
They just teleport it out of your bladder.
 
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They just teleport it out of your bladder.
pooping wouldnt be needed with teleportation tech. seriously.


they could just reassemble it as food, and sell it to the klingons or something.
 
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pooping wouldnt be needed with teleportation tech. seriously.


they could just reassemble it as food, and sell it to the klingons or something.
thats replication tech i guess.... even tho normal replicators use air from my knowledge;)