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digg_url = 'http://www.joystiq.com/2010/03/31/primesense-3d-sensing-technology-licensed-for-project-natal/'; In February of 2009, it was revealed that Microsoft had purchased a 3D motion-sensing camera company called 3DV. In June, the company showed off Project Natal, leading most to assume the t...

March 31st 2010 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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Speaking during an annual conference at Microsoft's Israeli research and development center, the head of Israel R&D and corporate VP Moshe Lichtman openly confirmed the acquisition of 3DV's motion technology -- the same motion technology speculated as being used in the company's ambitious Proje...

June 24th 2009 at 2:01pm 0 Comments
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When Microsoft shows off a motion-sensing system shortly after it's been revealed that is has acquired a motion-sensing camera maker, it's easy to see how people can draw conclusions that the two are related. But according to Microsoft, that is not the case, and its Project Natal is actually based...

June 4th 2009 at 1:52pm 0 Comments

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/xbox/Microsoft_s_Project_Natal_Could_Revolutionize_the_Xbox_360'; One of the biggest announcements at Microsoft's E3 keynote was Project Natal, an ambitious project using camera tech developed by 3DV. The keynote promo video shows off many planned uses for the new pe...

June 1st 2009 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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A story from Haaretz was circulating last week claiming that Microsoft was in talks to purchase 3DV, maker of a camera-based motion sensing technology. Now, VentureBeat has supported the claim, saying that its sources confirm that a deal is in the works.Assuming Microsoft has gaming in mind and not...

February 23rd 2009 at 10:10am 0 Comments
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Wii's success was bound to cause a few imitators to emerge from the deep, dark crevices below the earth and embrace the light of the surface. The most popular one that seems to keep coming up is the Vii, but now a new camera from a company called 3DV Systems out of Israel has become the latest. Call...

December 14th 2007 at 10:58pm 0 Comments