Do you love your Microsoft Kinect and also love movie site Netflix? Then I have news for you. Microsoft is adding Kinect support of Netflix application. So, next time you start Netflix on your XBox 360, you will be asked to upgrade.
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As reported by Major Nelson, Kinect for Netflix will allow voice or gesture control of the Netflix interface to select any content. Playback, fast forward, rewind are all supported under the update. Kinect support also adds a new exclusive recommendation channel which provides suggestions for movies or TV shows based on past viewing habits.
With the upcoming release of the Kinect for Windows SDK and the popularity of Kinect for Xbox 360, Microsoft have a unique opportunity to provide innovative features with gesture based technology in a market that currently lacks any serious competitors. Microsoft went through a series of Kinect demos at MIX11 showcasing the Worldwide Telescope and developing applications for Kinect.
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Can’t wait to get home and download the update!