The lights are on
The next Xbox is believed to include a newly designed Kinect motion sensor, but that might just be the start for Microsoft's plans for the device.
The Verge reports that Microsoft has a number of future uses for the peripheral, including miniaturizing it so it can be embedded into laptops, tablets, and TVs. An exact timetable wasn't given for when we can see some of these new uses, but according to the article, it's something the company wants to do.
Microsoft has not made any official announcements about the next iteration of Kinect, but an event is being planned for the end of April.
Thanks to Michael for the tip!
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Because it was used so well for several games...
It's a fun idea for kids to play without having to be control savvy, or even adults that struggle, but it seems to be a large focus for them which worries me.
If they can deliver a pretty serious increase in accuracy, it could be great. Having seen the last Kinect in action, though, I think that Leap Motion thing has much more potential, it seems really accurate and intuitive.
Okay, cool. As long as Microsoft improves it then I'm happy.
It really depends how its integrated for nextbox. I love my fitness games but thats about it when it comes to kinect.
i want to see what they will bring to the table
i still haven't got the origional Kinect for the 360
Nice. Cross platform integration can really spruce some things up.
Kinect is great for parents that want kids to interact with games instead of just sitting. My son will be the perfect age early next year to use the Kinect 2.0
iam open for new game ideas, if micro can make this device function correctly it may open a new era of gaming.
I owe Michael a drink.