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Sony reveals Move Server for PC

Opening up PS3 motion controller to "hobbyists"

Sony looks poised to bring its PlayStation 3 motion controller Move to PC, opening up alternative uses for the device.

The synopsis for a panel at GDC next month entitled 'Update on PlayStation Move development' includes the comment "We will discuss the new Move Server project that will make it possible for academics and hobbyists to develop software using the PlayStation Move controller on their own PCs."

The talk is to be presented by John McCutchan, SCEA's lead of the Game Systems team in Developer Support.

No further information on Move Server is available at present. Rumours are also swirling that Microsoft is soon to offer official support for its Kinect motion controller on PC, following a vast a number of inventive hacks for the device.

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