I was recently looking at trading in our Xbox 360 for new Xbox One, but to my disappointment, I found out the Kinect has been discontinued! Kinect is our family’s favorite thing about Xbox, enjoying many dance competitions, rafting adventures, bowling, dodgeball, and floating in space. Some hackers have even used the Kinect to create topographic sandboxes and robots.
So what’s the future of computer vision? Here’s a few options for Kinect alternatives. There’s also Microsoft’s HoloLens which is a different type of device, but inherited Kinect technology.