Microsoft Motions for Nintendo Crowd

June 2009
Red Herring;6/2/2009, p1
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The article reports that software firm Microsoft launched a motion capture camera add-on for its Xbox 360 in an effort to match that of Nintendo's consoles. The technology, which is called Project Natal, will be the first of its kind on consoles. It uses a camera, microphone, depth sensor, custom chip and software to detect game player motions and voice commands without the need for a remote. In related news, Microsoft announced a deal to bring Facebook to its Xbox Live online gaming network.


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