Kinect gets Tech
has listed the technical specifications of Microsoft's motion tech camera, Kinect.
The information makes for interesting reading, especially the Skelital Tracking area which says the device has tracks up to 6 people, including 2 active players, tracks 20 joints per active player and has the ability to map active players to Live Avatars.
We will no doubt hear more on this soon.
Check out the spec below.
Colour and depth-sensing lenses
Voice microphone array
Tilt motor for sensor adjustment
Fully compatible with existing Xbox 360 consoles
Field of View
Horizontal field of view: 57 degrees
Vertical field of view: 43 degrees
Physical tilt range: ± 27 degrees
Depth sensor range: 1.2m - 3.5m
320x240 16-bit depth @ 30 frames/sec
640x480 32-bit colour@ 30 frames/sec
16-bit audio @ 16 kHz
Skeletal Tracking System
Tracks up to 6 people, including 2 active players
Tracks 20 joints per active player
Ability to map active players to LIVE Avatars
LIVE party chat and in-game voice chat (requires Xbox LIVE Gold Membership)
Echo cancellation system enhances voice input
Speech recognition in multiple