It’s hard to say if the Microsoft is the owner of the original idea but surely Kinect Technology is already in Guinness World Records, as the bestselling electronic device. Over 10 million devices have been sold only in first two month. It’s the kind of technology we are used to see in many Sci-Fi movies, biggest step in Kinetic Technologies by far. Even though technically Kinect has nothing to do with Nintendo Wii controllers, it’s a fair bet to assume Microsoft used Wii controller idea to create projection controller for games and other multimedia applications.
So what exactly is Microsoft Kinect? It’s a sensor device for manipulating different kind of media on the screen. Kinect is originally made for XBOX gaming console but area of use goes way beyond that; As you relax in front of your HD TV, you can forget about using remote control, use the hand gestures to watch the TV, switch channels, rewind, stop, record do practically everything without using any controller. It’s smart, simple and extremely comfortable. Watch the video to see the Kinect in action.