Before allowing children to use the Kinect for Xbox One Sensor:
Make sure children using Kinect for Xbox One play safely and within their limits, and make sure they understand how to use the system.
Gameplay with your Kinect for Xbox One sensor requires varying amounts of movement, depending on the game. Make sure you won’t hit, run into, or trip over other players, bystanders, pets, furniture, or other objects when playing. If you will be standing and/or moving during gameplay, you will also need good footing.
Make sure you always have good footing while playing:
To minimize eye strain from glare, try the following:
A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns that may appear in video games. Even people who have no history of seizures or epilepsy may have an undiagnosed condition that can cause these "photosensitive epileptic seizures" while watching video games. These seizures may have a variety of symptoms, including lightheadedness, altered vision, eye or face twitching, jerking or shaking of arms or legs, disorientation, confusion, or momentary loss of awareness. Seizures may also cause loss of consciousness or convulsions that can lead to injury from falling down or striking nearby objects. If you experience any of these symptoms, immediately stop playing and consult a doctor.
Parents should watch for or ask their children about the above symptoms, as children and teenagers are more likely than adults to experience these seizures. The risk of photosensitive epileptic seizures may be reduced by taking the following precautions:
If you or any of your relatives have a history of seizures or epilepsy, consult a doctor before playing.
To avoid damaging the USB/power cable:
If the USB/power cable becomes damaged in any way, stop using it immediately and contact Xbox Support for a replacement.
Unplug your Xbox power cable during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
Gameplay with the Kinect for Xbox One sensor may require varying amounts of physical activity.
Consult a doctor before using the sensor if you have any medical condition or issue that affects your ability to safely perform physical activities, or if:
Consult your doctor before beginning any exercise routine or fitness regimen that includes using your sensor.
Don't play under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and make sure your balance and physical abilities are sufficient for any movements while gaming.
Use of unauthorized accessories or objects may result in injury to yourself or others or damage to the sensor or other property. Using unauthorized accessories violates the Software License and may void your Limited Warranty.
Note If the information on this page hasn't answered your questions, or if you have additional concerns about Kinect for Xbox One safety, contact Xbox Support.
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