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Sony PlayStation 4 / PS4 (Orbis) Dual Camera Functionality Detailed


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94w ago - Following up on the previous rumor of Sony's PlayStation 4 costing around $400, today VGLeaks (linked above) has shared some details on the PS4 / Orbis Dual Camera functionality from a recent [Register or Login to view links] uncovered.

Below is the scoop, to quote: "When we unveiled Orbis, an enigmatic device called "Dual Camera" was also listed within the info.

  • "Dual Camera" appears to be an evolutioned HD Eyetoy instead of a Kinect device, based on the features offered right now.
  • It contains a pair of wide-angle cameras. Each camera offers a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (720p).
  • Sound is processed by a 4 microphone array working at 48 Khz.

The device can perform some non gaming tasks such as:

  • Recognize the user and log in the system
  • Video chat

In the gaming field it supports head and hand tracking as new game inputs. Currently it's not clear if this device will support body tracking in the future as Kinect but it's almost sure that it will be bundled with every Orbis system."




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Brenza's Avatar
#26 - Brenza - 94w ago
I agree, my wonderful ps3 is the only console i need right now!

VogrBurn's Avatar
#25 - VogrBurn - 94w ago
The biggest Sony event ever? IMHO Sony will announce the new PS4, but will release it in the end of 2014

Brenza's Avatar
#24 - Brenza - 94w ago
WRONG: we are talking about sony!

we'll obviously have to buy it separately, paying more money!

jt666's Avatar
#23 - jt666 - 94w ago
Quote Originally Posted by PS3 News View Post
In the gaming field it supports head and hand tracking as new game inputs.

TrackIR anyone?

IFG4ever's Avatar
#22 - IFG4ever - 94w ago
Quote Originally Posted by Madvil View Post
I don't think it's coming this 20th of february. I read that it'll be announced between may and july i think

It will be announced in February and will be released at the end of this year and some countries will get it next year 2014 January.

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