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V&A museum adds Xbox Adaptive Controller to gallery on groundbreaking design

The Xbox Adaptive Controller has been added to a V&A gallery dedicated to groundbreaking moments in design.

The controller, which is released on September 4, lets gamers with limited mobility plug in assistive aids such as buttons, joysticks and switches to allow them to play videogames on Xbox and Windows 10 PCs.

The V&A, the world’s leading museum of art, design and performance, has acquired Microsoft’s product for its Rapid Response Collecting display. The area, on the third floor of the seven-floor museum, was opened in 2014 and explores how current global events, political changes and pop cultural phenomena impact, or are influenced by, design, art, architecture and technology.

Other products in the Rapid Response Collecting gallery include a pair of Christian Louboutin shoes, a Lufsig soft toy, a set of Bolide HR handlebars, a personal genetic testing kit and a LEGO set.

The Xbox Adaptive Controller on display at the V&A

Corinna Gardner, Senior Curator of Design, Architecture and Digital at the V&A, said: “The Rapid Response Collecting is about bringing objects into the museum that signal moments of economic, political, social and technological change. It’s contemporary design history in action.

“The Xbox Adaptive Controller was an object that we thought very much captured a specific moment within the field of videogames but also more broadly about social and inclusive design. It’s a real opportunity to bring an object into the collection that addresses the question of inclusive design head on. It’s an important and attractive acquisition for us here at the V&A.”

The Xbox Adaptive Controller delighted charities and gamers with limited mobility when it was unveiled in May. They say it will help them continue to enjoy something they love as well as connect with other people and be more independent.

There are around a billion people across the world with a disability, including 13.9 million people in the UK. Research from Muscular Dystrophy UK found that one-in-three gamers has been forced to stop playing videogames due to their disability.

Chris Kujawski, Senior Industrial Designer at Xbox, said it was an honour to see the controller placed in the V&A.

“This is the most important project that I’ve been a part of at Microsoft because of the impact it will have on people,” he said. “It’s an honour to have a product that we designed in a museum.

“The recognition of inclusivity and gaming that this provides is good for the industry, and it’s great that Microsoft is being recognised as a leader in this space. I hope it inspires other companies and the next generation of designers to build hardware that’s inclusive.”

The Xbox Adaptive Controller, which can be connected to any Xbox One or Windows 10 PC via Bluetooth, features 19 3.5mm input jacks and two USB ports. Gamers can plug their third-party devices into these, with specific support for PDP’s One-Handed Joystick, Logitech’s Extreme 3D Pro Joystick and Quadstick’s Game Controller.

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is in the Rapid Response Collecting gallery of the V&A

Two, large, easy-to-press programmable buttons and a D-pad means it can also be used as a standalone controller. The internal lithium-ion battery can be recharged, eliminating the need to change small batteries.

Up to three profiles can be saved on the controller, allowing people to quickly switch between set-ups depending on the game they are playing.

Even the packaging has been specially designed to be opened by gamers with limited mobility.

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is available to buy now, priced at £74.99. Sitting alongside 12 other objects, It will have a permanent place in the free area at the V&A, in London, which houses a collection of more than 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The V&A also displays a copy of Minecraft, as well as a hooded sweatshirt and action figure of the Creeper from the game in its Museum of Childhood.

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STEAM CONTROLLER

Hello hope one of you guys can help me source a STEAM CONTROLLER. I already have the steam link so just looking for the controller.
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Corsair HD120 x 3 or LL120 x 3

I’m looking for Corsair RGB fans in either HD or LL120 flavour.
Must be a set of three including the controller.
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[VIDEO] Hyper-V Masterclass – Debunking Virtual Domain Controller Myths

Should Hyper-V be in the domain? Can Hyper-V host its own domain controller? Eric Siron confronts some potentially crippling myths about Hyper-V and domain controllers in this video and also boots up an instance to put these mistruths to rest

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Cloudian HyperFile marries NAS and object storage

Cloudian merged its object storage for high-capacity applications with an enterprise-level NAS controller, bringing together the unstructured data protocols into one system, without requiring a gateway.

The new Cloudian HyperFile NAS is available as an appliance or virtual machine deployed as a node within a Cloudian cluster. Cloudian HyperFile supports file NFS, SMB and the Unix-based Portable Operating System Interface file storage, and it includes snapshots, high availability and write-once-read-many for data protection. Cloudian HyperFile also supports a global namespace, multi-tenancy and a data migration engine to transfer data from existing NAS.

The scale-out HyperFile appliance natively supports the Amazon Simple Storage Service API. It comes in a 2U appliance, with two controllers operating in an active-passive mode. The appliance sits in front of Cloudian’s object storage-based HyperStore, which comes in a minimum 4U configuration that holds 840 TB.

“This is not a gateway,” said Jon Toor, chief marketing officer at Cloudian, based in San Mateo, Calif. “It’s integrated with our HyperStore and provides all the functionality of a traditional NAS head, like active-passive controllers, snapshots and high availability. It brings it to the object storage world. The NAS provides the high-end functionality, and the object storage provides the long-term storage.”

Cloudian supports Amazon Web Services, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. Cloudian’s object storage is based on the Apache Cassandra open source distributed database.

Toor conceded Cloudian HypeFile’s latency is higher than traditional NAS.

“It’s in the tens of milliseconds,” he said, “but it is orders of magnitude faster than tape. And we are less than a third of the cost of enterprise NAS. The tradeoff with us is you get great capacity, scalability and cost, but it takes a bit longer to get the data.”

Toor said the back-end file storage can be used two ways. Multiple controllers can share a common pool of storage with the global namespace, so all users can access the pool. Or, the multi-tenancy functions allows the storage to be carved into multiple pools that are accessible to different users.

“You can slice it up in small chunks with the multi-tenancy or one big chunk with the global namespace,” he said.

Element Fleet Management Corp. needed a better storage system for its file and bulk storage when it doubled in size after acquiring GE Capital’s U.S. fleet business. The Toronto-based company is transitioning away from most of its Dell EMC VNX and Isilon systems to Cloudian HyperFile and HyperStore to handle its growing unstructured data needs.

“When we bought GE Fleet, we needed to radically change how we were storing data,” said Sean McAdam, vice president of computer and network services at Element Fleet. “The EMC systems are extremely expensive and hard to manage. I need a way to expand my storage capacity on demand. VNX does not have that capability. It’s not a cost-efficient, agile solution.”

Greg Shultz, founder of IT consultant StorageIO, said the marrying of file and object storage in Cloudian HyperFile means users don’t have to choose between file and block storage.

“In the past, a lot of object storage was about how bad file systems were,” he said. With Cloudian, “it’s not about object storage versus file; it’s about how they can be better together. You don’t have to have a NAS storage pool or an object storage pool. You can have a common pool.”

Super Lucky’s Tale Is Here!

Hello, from all of us at Playful!

This is an incredible day for us. We finally get to hand the controller to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC players and see what they think of Super Lucky’s Tale!

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The Lucky’s Tale series is a diary of sorts for our development team. The original Lucky’s Tale, both our first platformer and first experience with virtual reality, was very challenging for us, but we couldn’t wait to return to that world and those characters to tell even more of their story. We learned a lot about who Lucky is – a brave, curious fox who loves adventure and making people smile.

For Super Lucky’s Tale, we wanted to expand on the language of the first game without losing the simple pick-up-and-play control scheme that keeps the game both accessible and engaging. This time, Lucky has gained a few new tricks, his reactions have gotten tighter and more responsive and the gameplay is deeper and more rewarding. We’ve introduced the nefarious Jinx and his Kitty Litter, created a whole new cast of silly characters, and expanded on Lucky’s backstory by introducing his older sister, Lyra, and their stewardship as guardians of The Book of Ages.

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More than any particular change, though, is the love that the team has poured into Super Lucky’s Tale. Their passion inspired an unflappable willingness to continually ask the important questions, like “Is it silly enough? Joyful enough? Is the gameplay satisfying enough? Do we have enough rabbits bouncing on jump pads?” Even now, we’re still thinking about how to add more delight, more fun, more challenge, more refinement. I can’t wait to see what’s next!

That being said, this is Lucky’s chance to shine, and I hope that you have as much fun playing the game as we had making it. We’d love to hear from you! We really mean it, too – don’t hesitate to share your thoughts on Twitter (@PlayfulLucky), our Facebook page, or even an email (feedback@playfulcorp.com).

Thank you for playing!

XOXO,

Dan Hurd

Director, Super Lucky’s Tale

For Sale – Intel i3 3220,Steam Controller.

Here i have a Intel i3 3220 and Steam Controller for sale.
Both in good condition,full working order.
No packaging for the cpu.

Price and currency: £15/£15
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