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Sony confirms PS4 voice and gesture control

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 22 Sep 2013 17:33 User comments (2)

Sony confirms PS4 voice and gesture control Sony has confirmed that the PS4's camera will support voice and gesture control.
Unlike Kinect, the PlayStation Camera is not bundled with the PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles as Sony made the decision to keep the price lower.

If you do buy a $60 camera, you will be able to use voice and gesture control features, Sony confirmed to Engadget from the Tokyo Game Show this week.

The Amazon listing for the new camera listed "navigational voice commands" among its features beforehand, so Sony just confirmed what was already rumoured.

The PS4 launches in North America on November 15, in Europe on November 29 and only launches in its home territory of Japan in February 2014.

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2 user comments

122.9.2013 21:42

cool

223.9.2013 7:45

At least the Eye is more competitively priced than Kinect: but I personally just don't care for voice/gesture controls myself or my family. It's not that much faster to navigate menu's, and it takes away the need to read what you wish to access if you know to just say it. That app they have for PS4 they showed off at TGS looks cool, and no doubt my youngest would love to interact with cutesy WALL-E type robots: but I see no value outside of that. Once the app loses its appeal, then you are lift with an undervalued gimik again.

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