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Sony PlayStation Eye to get facial recognition

Sony PlayStation Eye to get facial recognition

Sony have revealed plans to add facial recognition capabilities to their PlayStation Eye webcam, potentially stealing part of Microsoft's Project Natal thunder.  According to Kish Hirani, Sony Europe's head of developer services, the functionality will soon be added to the existing hardware, with developer libraries available for games studios so that they don't need to exert effort specifically coding for the new system.

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Numark SCRATCH DECK controller launched

Numark SCRATCH DECK controller launched

Numark have released details on their SCRATCH DECK controller for Scratch: The Ultimate DJ on Xbox 360 and PS3.  The controller - which can be flipped around to suit left- and right-handed gamers - comprises of a free-spinning, touch-sensitive turntable and five drum pads, used for triggering either in-game samples or those recorded using a USB microphone.

 

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