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XBOX 360 KINECT
How to connect the XBOX 360 Kinect motion sensing device


The Kinect is a full body motion sensing input device by Microsoft. The device has two cameras and an infrared projector. The left camera is infrared (320×240) and the center camera is color (640×480). It has four separate microphones, three on the right side and one on the left side. The Kinect uses proprietary middleware developed by PrimeSense, the company that developed the hardware in the Kinect. The sensor can be placed in front of your TV just below the screen or on top above the screen. 



How Does The Kinect Work?

The Kinect sensor is a horizontal bar connected to a motorized base that sits somewhere above or below the player’s television set. Built into the bar is an RGB camera, a multi-array microphone, and a depth sensor. These three elements combined allow the Kinect to perform 3D motion capture and facial and voice recognition. Basically, if the player moves, the Kinect can track it, and convert those motions into data used to control Kinect-ready games and features.

Standing in front of the device, your movements are picked up and used to interact with the game playing in the XBOX 360. One or two people can play. The sensor device connects to XBOX 360 with USB cable. Since XBOX 360 has 3 USB ports, plug into the rear port. If you are using the rear USB port for wireless, unplug, attach the supplied extension cable and plug into a front USB port. The Kinect comes with an A/C adapter also for older XBOX 360. Cost is about $125. If you do not currently own an Xbox, buying the bundle of Xbox 360 S console and Kinect will save $50.



Connection of Kinect

The newer XBOX 360 consoles have a special port for connecting the Kinect. This port is basically a USB port but with power enough to supply the Kinect without using the A/C adapter. Connect the supplied cord from Kinect device to the Xbox 360's Kinect port. No power adapter required.


Kinect cord which connects to Xbox 360 S. Notice the slanted edge on the connector.





Kinect port on newer Xbox 360 marked AUX just above the Ethernet port.

For older XBOX 360 consoles, you use a regular USB port and also plug in the A/C adapter to the wall outlet to supply enough power to the Kinect. Microsoft says the Kinect will work with any Xbox 360 console. However, some older Xbox users report overheating issues with their consoles after connecting Kinect causing the red ring of death console fault. See the information in the following link:
http://www.squidoo.com/xbox-troubleshooting-red-ring-of-death-fix


Power adapter, USB connector and Kinect connector for older Xbox 360



Kinect uses cutting-edge technology to obtain comprehensive 3D data and analyze what's going on inside a room, including a camera for taking pictures and recognizing faces, 3D depth sensors to track and mirror body movements in the video game, as well as built-in microphone to respond to your voices. With Kinect, you are the controller. Jump, duck, and spin your way along the game. So get off the couch and move. Kinect remembers voices and faces and you can play with friends on Xbox LIVE. Chat from one XBOX 360 to another.



Kinect action - interact with games. Go bowling, play ping pong, exercise and more.


Xbox Support Phone Number:
1-800-4MY-XBOX (1-800-469-9269)




The Kinect attaches to the XBOX and the XBOX attaches to your TV.

LIST OF KINECT GAMES
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Kinect_games

Watch video below from TOYSRUS to see Kinect -
http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=4313430


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jEJS9rkc48




http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-360/manuals-specs/manual-specs




KINECT TUNER
The microphones and the cameras can be calibrated using the Kinect Tuner.
  1. Insert a Kinect game disc.
  2. Press the Xbox Guide button on your controller.
  3. Go to Settings, and then select Kinect Tuner.
A calibration card should be included, if not you can order one from Microsoft for 99 cents.
http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msstore/pd/Kinect-Calibration-Card/productID.221267800/search.true
The Kinect calibration card is used to recalibrate your Kinect sensor in the event the sensor is not properly tracking your body.





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