Xbox KinectXbox Kinect
By: Stephen DiPaoloBy: Stephen DiPaolo
What Is The Xbox Kinect?What Is The Xbox Kinect?
• It is a motion sensing input device and controller free
gaming and entertaining system.
• It was created by Microsoft that can be used for the
Xbox 360 console and Windows PCs.
• Not your everyday sit down and hold a remote type
How Does This System Work?How Does This System Work?
• Through the motion sensor
bar, it will pick up and track
your entire body. This means
your head, arms, legs, waist,
knees. You will use everything,
not just your hands!
• The console will also
recognize your voice and face
through the collection of
• The sensor should be placed
in a safe area that is 2-6 feet
from the floor.
• Make sure you have plenty of
room to play, the sensor will
pick your body up as long as
your in a 6-8 foot range.
Types of GamesTypes of Games
• The Kinect has a wide
variety of games.
• There are Sports,
• All are unique and
How Much Does It Cost?How Much Does It Cost?
• It depends on if the
product was used already
or brand new.
• An already used console
can be seen as low as
$75 - $100.
• A brand new unopened
box can be bought from
$200 - $300. New
consoles will come with a
game and controller when
bought with an Xbox 360.
Where Can I Get One?Where Can I Get One?
• You can buy an Xbox Kinect practically
anywhere that will sell electronics and
• Some places are: WalMart, Best Buy,
Target, Microsoft Stores, Game Stop, K-
Mart, Amazon, Toy R Us, and Costco.
• If you do your homework, you can find a
system at the right price at the right place!
Advantages Having The KinectAdvantages Having The Kinect
• Keeps your entire body moving to increase heart rate.
• Not your typical game console of sitting around. You
are physically involved in game itself.
• Can be used competitively with peers and family
• The cost of the
console and games
• You need an
adequate amount of
space to be safe and
How Can We Use in PE Class?How Can We Use in PE Class?
• Can be contributed to a Fitness and
• Some games can help with increasing
physical fitness and awareness.
• Used as a reward system for great
• Breaks away from learning about sports
skills/games and gives a technological
• Console 1 will have Just Dance 3.
• Console 2 will have Kinect Adventures.
Just Dance 3 Trial 1 Trial 2
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