Kinect

Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Genre: Hardware
Publisher: Microsoft
Release Date: Nov. 4, 2010 (US), Nov. 10, 2010 (EU)

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Microsoft's Kinect Getting Accessories At Launch

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2010 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT

Kinect brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways — no controller required. Simple to use and fun to play, Kinect allows owners to jump into Kinect-enabled games for any type of play.The Kinect sensor recognizes you, responds to your gestures, listens to your voice and works with every X360 console.

Kinect for Xbox 360 brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways — no controller required. Simple to use and fun to play, Kinect for Xbox 360 allows owners to jump into Kinect-enabled games for any type of play, and the Kinect Hub puts your favourite movies and TV programs, music, live sports, and social networks all in one place. The Kinect sensor recognizes you, responds to your gestures, listens to your voice and works with every Xbox 360 console (175 MB of memory required).

Performance Designed Products will be the only company offering Microsoft officially licensed Kinect for Xbox 360 accessories including a wall and TV mount, cable extension and a floor stand. All products will be available for purchase in November 2010, to simultaneously launch with Kinect.

“At PDP we are proud to offer the best quality peripherals and gaming accessories and we’re excited to bring that same quality to Kinect for Xbox 360,” said Tom Roberts, CTO and Executive SVP at the California-based gaming manufacturer. “We’re working exclusively with Microsoft to bring consumers officially licensed stands and mounts to add to their controller-free entertainment experience.”

PDP will be offering the following Kinect mounting solution:

  • Wall Mount for Kinect, SRP: $14.99 - The Wall Mount provides a quick and easy solution for mounting your valuable Kinect for Xbox 360 to the wall
  • TV Mount for Kinect, SRP: $39.99 - The TV Mount uses the VESA spec standard as a one-and-all solution for mounting Kinect for Xbox 360 to any size TV (from 26” to 60”)
  • Cable Extension for Kinect, SRP: $49.99 - The Cable Extension for Kinect will allow you to extend your connection by over 9 feet, allowing you to place Kinect for Xbox 360 virtually anywhere in your living space
  • Floor Stand for Kinect, SRP: $29.99 – With a large tripod base and secure locking mechanism, the Floor Stand is designed to allow the Kinect Sensor to be elevated above the floor to help protect the Kinect for Xbox 360 from foot traffic and dirt

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