Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Forza 4 Gets Cool Kinect Head Tracking

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

If you spend any time on a racetrack or an autocross course inside a car with an instructor one of the things they will tell you is to look ahead of where you are and let your hands follow your eyes. It’s easy traveling at speed to focus on what’s right in front of your car and that makes it hard to go fast and anticipate what is going on ahead of you on the track. This same technique will help gamers that are fans of racing games too.

Forza Motorsport 4 is apparently going to be getting some cool head-tracking tech integrated that uses the Kinect sensor to allow the driver to smoothly look where they are going and have the view on the game change to match where the driver is looking. The impressive part for me from the video is just how smooth and responsive it is.

As the driver moves their head, the view changes to precisely match where the driver is looking. This is very cool and will help people learn to drive faster in the game and practice might even help real world racers learn to drive better.

[via Kotaku]



Every World’s Greatest Drag Race

Every World’s Greatest Drag Race

Mid-Engine Corvette Autocross POV

Mid-Engine Corvette Autocross POV

Cooking Parasite’s Ram-Don

Cooking Parasite’s Ram-Don

Advertisement
How Chevrolet Made Cars Back in 1936

How Chevrolet Made Cars Back in 1936

Concepts from Future Past: 2006 Giugiaro Concept Mustang

Concepts from Future Past: 2006 Giugiaro Concept Mustang

A Duo of Jaguar F-TYPE SVR GT4 Race Cars Up for Sale

A Duo of Jaguar F-TYPE SVR GT4 Race Cars Up for Sale

Advertisement