Kinect-controlled satellites heading to space

written by Franciscus on May 29, 2012 in Games and News with no comments

Clever scientists, engineers and tinkerers have used the Xbox Kinect game controller to fly autonomous helicopters, guide blind people and control robots. Now engineers from the UK are building two satellites that will have the guts of a Kinect controller embedded inside them — guts that will help the satellites navigate space and dock with each other.Clever scientists, engineers and tinkerers have used the Xbox Kinect game controller to fly autonomous helicopters, guide blind people and control robots. Now engineers from the UK are building two satellites that will have the guts of a Kinect controller embedded inside them — guts that will help the satellites navigate space and dock with each other.






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