Top 3 Motion Sensing Gaming Controllers

Were you planning to buy a Nintendo Wii, but was confused which motion console to buy after the release of the ps3 move and the xbox360 kinect? Then this post should help You decide which one to buy.

1. Xbox 360 kinect:

Sensor :
Color and depth-sensing lenses
Voice microphone array
Tilt motor for sensor adjustment
Fully compatible with existing Xbox 360 consoles

Field of View :
Horizontal field of view: 57 degrees
Vertical field of view: 43 degrees
Physical tilt range: ± 27 degrees
Depth sensor range: 1.2m – 3.5m

Data Streams :
320×240 16-bit depth @ 30 frames/sec
640×480 32-bit color@ 30 frames/sec
16-bit audio @ 16 kHz

Skeletal Tracking System :
Tracks up to 6 people, including 2 active players
Tracks 20 joints per active player
Ability to map active players to LIVE Avatars

Audio System :
LIVE party chat and in-game voice chat (requires Xbox LIVE Gold Membership)
Echo cancellation system enhances voice input
Speech recognition in multiple

Cost-Rs 10,000

2. Playstation 3 move :

PlayStation®Move motion controller :
Three-axis gyroscope
Three-axis accelerometer
Terrestrial magnetic field sensor
Color-changing sphere for Playstation Eye tracking
Bluetooth® technology
Vibration feedback

PlayStation®Move sub-controller :
Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery
Bluetooth® technology
2 DUALSHOCK® or SIXAXIS® Wireless Controller replacement capability.

PlayStation® Eye :
Built-in four-capsule microphone array
Echo cancellation
Background noise suppression

Cost -Rs 23,000

3. Nintendo Wii :

System specs :
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
IBM Broadway 729MHz
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
ATI Hollywood 243MHz
Supported Resolution-
Up to 480p
System Memory-
Internet Connectivity
WiFi 802.11 b/g

Media :
Internal Storage
512MB Flash Memory
Optical Drive
12cm Wii Disc & 8cm GameCube Disc. Discs will self-load into the bay.
12cm Disc Capacity
4.7Gb (or 8.5Gb Dual Layer)
Memory Expansion:
1 x SD Memory

Backward Compatibility :
Downloadable Games:
NES, SNES, N64, Genesis, Neo-Geo, TurboGrafix16 (and CD)
Disc Compatibility:Gamecube

Connectivity :
Wii Controller Ports:
4 x Wireless
GameCube Controller Ports:
4 Ports
GameCube Memory Expansion:
2 Ports for connecting a USB
2 Ports for internet
Wireless IEEE802.11b/g or a USB LAN adaptor. WiiConnect 24 persistent connection, even when powered off.
AV Multi-output port, allowing Composite, S-Video and Component.

Controller :
Connection method:
Bluetooth (wireless)
Wiimote Buttons
3 axis motion sensor, + Direction pad, A, B, Minus, Home, Power button, 1 and 2
Nunchuck Buttons
3 axis motion sensor, Analog stick, C and Z
Force feedback (rumble)
Wiimote has a speaker and an expansion port

Cost-Rs 14,000

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Lives in chennai.Is 14 years of age and a Gamer.

Comments (4)

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  2. Arjun Singh says:

    i think wii is the Best.. 🙂

    Nice post either.. 🙂

  3. Anubhab says:

    A nice review I must say. Thanks for the updates buddy.

  4. Black Hawk says:

    I think only 3 motion gaming consoles exist ! Kinect is gud if u have a big room 😀

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