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Kinect - or more correctly Kinect for Xbox 360 or Xbox One - is a device for interacting with the console without using a controller. The player's body "becomes" the controller.

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Do I need an Xbox console to use 360 Kinect on pc?

Do I need to buy a Xbox 360 to use my 360 kinect on pc?
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What are the differences between Xbox 360E and Xbox 360S?

Does an Xbox 360E support Kinect? Are there other differences between Xbox 360E and Xbox 360S other than the look?
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What does Just Dance 2017 score via Kinect?

I just joined my kids for a few rounds of Just Dance 2017 on X-Box One using the Kinect controller, and I am wondering if anybody has determined what the game sees and how it uses it to score players? ...
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Xbox 360 Kinect mic not working for chat but works as voice recognized

My Xbox 360 Kinect is not working for game chat and party chat. It hears me when I say "Xbox" at the dash board but will not work for game chat. I've done the audio test 3 times and still won't work. ...
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How do I use a Kinect as a mic while using headphones?

I recently moved my Xbox One to my computer monitor instead of my TV. I want to use a headset, so I plugged it into the jack on my controller. The problem is my headphones don't have a mic, but the ...
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Can i use Xbox 360's kinect sensor in Xbox one

In India, the kinect sensor of Xbox one is almost equal to the price of a brand new Xbox 360. I don't plan to spend money in which one can buy a whole new Xbox 360. So can i use Xbox 360's kinect ...
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Xbox One can't turn on and off the TV

I've got Kinect for Xbox One. Using "Xbox on" voice command I can't turn on the TV. The same turning off. I can control volume via voice command. The TV is Toshiba (I'm not sure about the model) and ...
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Why I can't substitute or change formation sometimes

Often I face this problem that I won't be allowed to change formation or do substitution in the middle of the game. Why is that? I am aware that I can do that only when I have ball in possession and ...
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Kinect says it's not on a horizontal surface. is it broken?

my kinect (on xbox 360) keeps saying that it's not on a horizontal surface, and it refuses to work. It's on a perfectly horizontal surface. it has a fixed red light and the sensor does not move. I ...
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My Xbox logged me in as someone else - how can I fix this?

Today, while already logged in as myself, my Xbox One suddenly seemed to recognize someone else in the room and automatically logged them in. However, the other person was nowhere near the room when ...
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Speak in games via the Kinect with Xbox One [duplicate]

Is it possible to hear / speak to lobby chat and my teammates mid-game via the Kinect? I'm not wearing headphones and I'm not in a party.
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How reliable is a refurbished Xbox Kinect

Gamestop has a great deal on a refurbished xbox kinect:http://www.gamestop.com/xbox-360/consoles/xbox-360-kinect-sensor-with-ac-adapter-gamestop-refurbished/89295 I am looking to buy one for my friend ...
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Issues turning on the Xbox One using voice commands?

I am having issues turning on my Xbox One using voice commands via the Kinect. I have my Kinect set up above my TV, on a shelf. Is there anything I can do to make the Kinect more responsive?
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Make Kinect V2 listen longer?

Kinect V2 for Xb1 (and I guess V1 for 360 too, but this question is mainly for One as I never used 360's much). Begins listening for commands after hearing "Xbox", but to string together commands is ...
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What needs to be considered while buying a LED TV for my xbox

What are the things to be considered while buying a screen for an XBox 360 with Kinect? Size Resolution Brightness Backlight Module View Angle HD Ready or Full HD
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Is it possible to turn off the XBox One Kinect?

If the Kinect is disconnected from the XBox One, is the console still usable? (Does unplugging the Kinect render the console inoperable?) Is it possible to turn off of disable the Kinect, or is it ...
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How can I mute Kinect's mic without leaving my game?

For the Xbox One, how do we mute the Kinect's mic while in game chat without leaving the game?
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Snap Friends List

What is the voice command to Snap your Friend's List? I can get the Xbox Live Party to Snap, and find my friends by choosing to Invite More People, but I was looking for a way to keep it in the Snap ...
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How can I use Kinect for voice chat during gaming?

How do we use the Kinect to chat instead of a headset for game chat? For example, using Kinect for chat while playing Call of Duty: Ghosts.
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How do I uninstall Kinect Fun Labs?

Please tell me how to uninstall Kinect Fun Labs. I tried going to my storage to delete it, buy it said, "There was a problem performing that action." And I tried going to where I downloaded it, and it ...
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Is "XBox Live Vision Camera" the same as "Kinect"?

I have a Kinect, and I recently encountered an older XBox Arcade game called Puzzle Arcade, which lists support for the "XBox Live Vision Camera". I assume this was how camera support was listed ...
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Is it possible to create and store 2 person Avatar Kinect sessions offline?

I am trying to understand the requirements and capabilities of Avatar Kinect for local (offline) use. This involves a number of steps: Is it possible to play with two players locally? (e.g. two ...
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How can I access/play Kinect Fun Labs using the current dashboard?

I had Kinect Fun Labs and many of its mini-games installed on my XBox prior to the initial Metro/Tiles dashboard update of around a year ago. Now, after the latest dashboard update the files are still ...
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Can I play Fable: The Journey without the Kinect?

The question in the title says it all... Can I play Fable: The Journey without the Kinect? I have done some searching for it, but could not find any creditable sources. Can anyone confirm this?
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Is UFC Trainer only for right-handed people?

I am trying to play UFC Trainer for Xbox 360 Kinect. I am left handed, but it will only register my punches if I stand in a right-handed stance and throw my punches like a right-handed person. Is ...
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Can Kinect for Windows work on an Xbox 360?

I realized that this is not a less popular concern (and more popular one being the reverse) so I want to post it here. I have a Kinect for Windows but I don't have an Xbox 360 to test this, so can it ...
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How does the Playstation 2's EyeToy compare to the 360's Kinect

Just as the title says, how does they way the Playstation 2's EyeToy calculates where things are compare to how the 360's Kinect does it?
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How to use Skyrim "Power" with new voice command Kinect?

I have downloaded the new Kinect voice commands and now can't figure out how to use my "Natural Power" for my Kajit character. Before I could use Nighteye on the Rt bumper in place of Shouts, but now ...
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How do I shout or use other powers with the new Kinect update - without speaking?

I don't want to use the voice commands because my wife is sleeping. When I press RB it just changes the little speaker icon. How do I shout without shouting?
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Does kinect "Your shape" involve a lot of jumping?

I have bad knees from running so basically I would avoid exercise such as jumping rope and running. Does "Your shape" and "Your shape 2" involve a lot of jumping? Although it was highly rated for ...
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Can I save Kinect game progress without internet?

When my Xbox 360 is not connected to the Internet, for certain Kinect games I am only able to log in using guest mode. Thus I am unable to save game progress. Every time I play again I start from ...
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Dance Central with a blacklight and strobes?

I think it'd be a blast to play Dance Central in a gaming room set up with blacklights and/or strobes. Would that actually work, or would it screw with Kinect's cameras?
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Kinect microphone turning off when second player signs in

My boyfriend and I are playing COD online with two other friends. When he is using the Kinect's microphone to chat, and I turn on a second controller and sign in, the Kinect's microphone gets turned ...
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Is it possible to limit Kinect dialog voice commands to a specific human user?

Is it possible to limit the Kinect voice commands to the currently playing user, or to just the combat squad commands and not dialog options? My wife finds it amusing to pipe in and select one of the ...
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Is it possible to disable Kinect support while playing Mass Effect 3?

I've been playing the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 3 and since I have a Kinect attached to the system, the game automatically "uses" its functionality. That is, whenever I or anyone or anything ...
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Does Kinect Sensor Lens need cleaning?

Is it necessary to clean the Kinect Sensor Lens periodically? If yes, how should I do that?
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Space requirement for dancing game

I recently bought an Xbox 360 with Kinect and now my girlfriend really wants one of the dancing games (e.g. Just Dance 3 or Dance Central 2). I'ld be happy to buy her one of those games but my concern ...
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Missing pushups in UFC Trainer

I am about 3 days into my first 30 day challenge on UFC Trainer and have been getting frustrated that the game isn't picking up all of my push-ups. I can grind out 20 or so ( don't laugh (; ) in the ...
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Is there a way to fine tune a kinect?

I just purchased a Kinect for the Xbox360. It is a bit over sensitive. I currently have the 6 required feet. I want to know if there is a way to 'fine tune' or correct the sensitivity of my movements....
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Is there a space requirement for the Kinect?

Is there a certain amount of space needed in order to use the Kinect? How much of an area do you need to move around in?
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What's wrong with my Nyko Zoom and Kinect setup?

I recently bought a Nyko Zoom for Kinect which is a lens attachment that is supposed to enable you to use the Kinect with less room. When I've attached it, it does zoom out more as advertised but ...
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Using Microsoft Kinect on a PC

Microsoft recently released an SDK for the Kinect for Windows development. Does that mean if I go buy a Kinect, I can use it on my PC now? I'm a developer and would like to fidget around with it, but ...
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Can I play "Brunswick Pro Bowling" without Kinect?

Can I play "Brunswick Pro Bowling" without Kinect, with only a wireless controller on the Xbox 360?
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Kinect camera apparently not working - What can I do?

We have had a Kinect for the past five months, and it used to work fine. Now, however, it doesn't look like it is "seeing" anything. It doesn't recognize any motion. The little box in the corner of ...
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Workout with wii or kinect

What is better for doing workout (yoga, pilates, karate, fighting games) - Wii or Kinect? Important for me is precission. The system should be able to tell me that I'm doing some moves bad, that my ...
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How do I throw a hook in Kinect Sports Bowling?

I was reading this question about throwing a hook in Wii Sports bowling (which I can do), and it reminded me of the one time I was playing Kinect Sports Bowling with my friends and their child. I'd ...
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Leader Board for Michael Jackson The Experience for Kinect

Where is the leader board(s) for Michael Jackson The Experience for Kinect? The game's site: http://theexperience-thegame.ubi.com/
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Export Dance Central Pictures

How do you export the pictures/animated gifs from Dance Central?
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How to connect heart monitor to Kinect?

I tried to do it like they do on video, however the light on the heart rate monitor is always blinking and it is not recognized. I have tried to start the heart monitor(by pressing the on button). it ...
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LCD TV vs LCD Monitor for Xbox

I have no experience with consoles and I have decided to buy an Xbox 360 with Kinect. I don't have a big display so I will have to buy a display first. So, I would like to know whether an LCD TV (32")...
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