1. rocketboy's Avatar
    Hi.
    I've been thinking of getting an Xbox1 with Kinect for use with the fitness program and for my young son's occasional entertainment. Our living room isn't that big though so I want to hear what's the true minimum distance between Kinect and the people it's trying to see. Does it vary by game/app? What's the sweet spot?
    04-17-2016 07:50 PM
  2. Keith Wallace's Avatar
    In my opinion, the Kinect's range distance is pretty poor. A big factor is your size. As someone who is a bit on the taller side (over 6'), it's hard for me to do stuff with Kinect at times. The minimum distance to see me is probably about 5 feet. However, at probably 8-10 feet, it starts to lose me. I can see my silhouette 100% visible on the Kinect's visual box, but it struggles to see me. IDK if the background behind you can make that easier or harder, same with lighting. It's generally a short-range device without too much leeway, in my experience.
    04-18-2016 12:38 AM

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