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CES 2011: Hulu Plus and Netflix go Kinect

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Jan 2011 0:55 User comments (2)

CES 2011: Hulu Plus and Netflix go Kinect Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has said today at CES that Xbox 360 owners will soon be able to navigate Netflix and Hulu Plus using hand gestures, via their Kinect motion control systems.
The upcoming spring update will give users a chance to use their hands to find and watch videos via the services, or even use spoken commands.

Adds Ron Forbes of Microsoft's interactive entertainment division (via Cnet): You will able to watch the services "controller-free in the living room, the biggest screen in your home."

Additionally, the Zune Marketplace will be navigable via Kinect, as well.

Moving to figures, Ballmer said there are now over 50 million Xbox 360 and 8 million Kinect units sold.

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2 user comments

16.1.2011 11:35

Oh now that's just stupid...


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

27.1.2011 1:54

wow, I thought you could do that already but I guess not lol

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