It has long been rumored that Microsoft could be bringing forward an upgraded Kinect motion device with the launch in their next-generation system, the Xbox 720 . Although no information was given on details surrounding the Xbox 720, yesterday a couple of major details surrounding the brand new Kinect, that’s being generally known as the Kinect 2.0, were leaked.
As reported by Trutechnoid , these new details reveal a couple of new features in this upgraded device for the Xbox 720. It’s stated that this device could have modes for both sitting and status, while it should even have the power to trace as much as six individual players. Along with this, this device may have a much better field of view, in addition to a high-resolution RGB stream. Additionally, you could view a couple of more details below.
- Able to trace players with a height of just one meter
- Better detection of a players hand state
- Depth stream is far higher resolution which in turn enables resolve of much smaller objects, separate objects significantly better and ready to capture depth curvature around edges much better
- Active infrared enables tracking in low or no light
- Latency have been improved by 33ms
- USB 3.0
- Frame rate up from 15fps to 30fps
- Resolution up from 640×480 to 1920×1080
As this knowledge has not been confirmed by Microsoft, readers should take this with a grain of salt. For those of you that is interested, you could view just a few concept photos of the Xbox 720 within the slideshow above this newsletter.