According to the suit, the infringements include "a wide variety of games where the movement of a player is tracked in three dimensions…and certain exercise games where the motion of the player is tracked to effect movement of a virtual avatar, and the exertion of the user is monitored, including where the tracking of the player is done by the use of a camera."
Impulse is seeking a permanent injunction, damages, treble damages, interest, attorneys’ fees and costs.
Considering the tech was not developed by Microsoft, but by PrimeSense Tech, it's a clear case of, in which a company will file futuristic technology patents then try to extort a company into paying for the right to use it. Law film McKool Smith famously a range of hardware and software developers for 3D technology - not stereoscopic 3D, regular graphic 3D - back in 2004.
Microsoft, developers sued over Kinect tech
23 July 2011 | By JonahFalcon