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Voice commands aren't going to wake up newly purchased PS4s from standby, nor will they do anything with the console's third-party apps. As Sony reps told our friends at Engadget, more interface functionality will be added eventually for the add-on PS Camera and its microphone, and they "hope" to i...

November 12th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Sony has revealed some more specifics regarding the PlayStation 4's new DualShock 4 controller, as well as the new, double-camera PlayStation 4 Eye peripheral announced during tonight's event. Six-axis controls return in the DualShock 4, as do the familiar array of face/shoulder buttons and dire...

February 20th 2013 at 9:33pm 0 Comments
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Earlier this summer, we told you about Sony Online Entertainment's new SOEmote facial recognition technology. Today you can try it out for yourself in the company's flagship EverQuest II MMORPG. SOE has partnered with ImageMetrics to bring the new tech to end-users and their in-game avatars. It'...

August 7th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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There's aging gracefully, and then there's EverQuest II. Sony Online Entertainment's eight-year old fantasy flagship is pretty much the benchmark for MMO feature sets and functionality at this point. There's so much to do in the game that it's overwhelming at times, and that was before the introd...

June 6th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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During the aptly named Game Tools and Middleware event held yesterday in Tokyo, Sony showed off an intriguing, terror-inspiring feature of the PlayStation Vita: "Face Control." That capability isn't inherently horrifying, but the tech demo Sony used to illustrate its uses certainly was. While vi...

July 1st 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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When people ask us why humanity is the best species hands down, we always like to point to stuff like the video below the break. It's because we can invent an amazing technology like Sony's Vision Library, which recognizes faces via the PlayStation Eye and then presents them with digital alteratio...

September 10th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments