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Report: Nintendo passed on Natal tech back in 2007

Looks like Nintendo bossman Satoru Iwata was shown Natal’s tech at one point and passed on it due to latency and price-point reservations, according to CVG.

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  • Microsoft 3DV acquisition confirmed

    It’s finally been confirmed that Microsoft bought Israeli tech firm 3DV. Israeli business daily Globes reports that Microsoft’s Moshe Lichtman mentioned 3DV in a press conference relating to Microsoft’s R&D centre in Israel. “The R&D centre helped Microsoft in buying the intellectual property of 3DV Systems, and in the wake of that dozens of the […]

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  • Project Natal and 3DV unrelated, says MS

    Microsoft’s Shane Kim and Aaron Greenberg has said that Project Natal and the company’s recent acquisition of 3DV tech have nothing to do with each other. Project Natal has been in development “for a long time.” “No, we built this in house,” echoed Greenberg. “None of those rumours did justice to what we were actually […]

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  • 360 motion-sensing on the way, says Wall Street Journal

    In case you needed any more of a hint that Microsoft’s about to announce a motion-sensing device for 360, the Wall Street Journal, citing “people familiar with the matter,” has said that “Microsoft Corp. is developing a new videocamera for the Xbox 360 console that will allow players to control games with the movement of […]

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  • 3DV motion-sensing playtested - heading to 360 at E3?

    Ars Technica’s posted up impressions of 3DV’s motion-sensing tech, and if you have more than two brain cells you should be paying attention – there’s more than a little rumour doing the rounds that this is heading to 360, and may well be announced at E3. Pro-tip: if the things we’ve been told off the […]

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