Saturday, January 28, 2012

Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop | TechCrunch

On a related note, also see Look, Ma, No Hands! Operating a Laptop With Eyes Only

But according to the Daily, Microsoft is hoping to remedy this particular situation by building Kinect sensors right into your laptops. TechCrunch alum Matt Hickey got to handle a pair of prototypes, which were confirmed to be official, not just one of the many experiments that hide within Microsoft’s various lairs.

Unfortunately the laptops were not ready for their debut and no pictures seem to have been permitted. But they are described as netbook-like, with a number of smaller sensors instead of a webcam, and what could be an IR LED at the bottom of the screen.

Secret Windows 8 Weapon: Kinect Built Into Your Laptop | TechCrunch

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