Facial expressions and gestures replace controller it sounds like science fiction, to control the computer without input devices. It is a little reminiscent of telepathy. Microsoft’s ambitious project natal”gives the impression, that was the goal of the developer. The news portal news.de reported the new control. Currently classic, players use the X-box with the controller. In the context of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, Microsoft introduced a completely new type of control now. In the future, user should control the unit through facial expressions, gestures and language.
As the technology editors of news.de explained, record special cameras and microphones movements and noises. Then they are converted into signals, which understands the console. Passwords are obsolete in this way, because the owner recognized voice and appearance of the X-box. A depth sensor, as well as a special processor are needed for the complicated technology along with an RGB camera and a multi range microphone. The manufacturer wants to waive cable as well. All of the information should instead be transmitted via radio. Despite its sophisticated technology and high expenses in the development cost will respect for the high-tech control rumored within the framework.
The speech is about 60 euros, which will possibly cost the camera system. By the end next year curious must wait however. Reportedly, Microsoft only wants to bring the innovative control in November 2010 on the market. More information: engineering /… Contact: Lisa Neumann University first media GmbHBarfussgasschen 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59