Active play with Kinect
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Kinect for Xbox 360 brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways – no controller required. While everyone else puts more gadgets and gizmos into your hands, Kinect makes you the controller.
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Simply step in front of the sensor and it'll recognize you and respond to your voice, gestures and full body. See a ball? Just kick it. Want to watch a movie? Say "Xbox, play."
Earlier this year, Kinect was awarded a Guinness World Record for being the fastest selling consumer electronics device in 60 days. It has gone on to sell more than 10 million sensors and games worldwide to date.
How does it work?
- The Kinect sensor plugs in to all Xbox 360 consoles
- It tracks your full body movement and recognizes your face with an RGB video camera
- A depth sensor scans your living room space in 3-D, mapping out your play area (as well as furniture)
- A microphone picks up the sound of your voice and voice commands
- And of course, Microsoft software brings everything together and makes the magic possible
Easy to use
Kinect is easy to use and instantly fun – no matter your age or skill level. It's perfect for the entire family to play a variety of different games, watch movies and live TV, and video chat with friends and relatives anywhere in the world. If you know how to move your hands, shake your hips or speak, you will be able to jump instantly into any Kinect experience.
Something for everyone
With sports, dance, action games and much more, Kinect gets everyone off the couch and into the fun. It's not only great for families to play together all year round though. No matter how hectic your schedule is, you can still get fit right in the comfort of the living room. Kinect fitness-based games and other titles provide a variety of workout routines, can track your calories burned, or have music playlists perfect for keeping the heart rate up.
Last updated: about 3 years ago