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Teardown: Inside the Xbox One Kinect

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tekochip
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tekochip   12/3/2013 10:07:16 AM
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Hey, hey, something put together with screws!
 
Honestly, when you look at the packaging, there is no way something like this could be designed quickly without the aid of 3D modeling.  There are far too many components fitting together in so many complicated ways.  We really need to appreciate the difficulty in designing a package like this.


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AJ2X   12/3/2013 9:03:29 AM
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I was somewhat amused at the model number -- 1520.  That was the model of the disk drive accessory for the Commodore 64.  The connection between those two disparate products and companies is pretty weak, but I wonder if someone on the Micro$oft team is smiling to himself at the homage.

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Charles Murray   12/2/2013 5:44:14 PM
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Nice to get an inside look at Kinect. I'm sure we'll be seeing more of this at CES next month.

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naperlou   12/2/2013 11:46:55 AM
Well, another enthuastic teardown slideshow.  These guys have way too much fun. 

It is interesting to see what goes in to one of these.  The Kinect is a great idea, using vision technology to control a system. 

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