Although revealed at the Consumer Electronics show in spring 2010, the company has showed off its Avatar Kinect virtual conferencing software which offers a multi-participant conversation over the web.
Using the Kinect webcam, you assume the form of an avatar instead of being filmed realistically. By converting your recorded movements into a graphical avatar, bandwidth usage becomes much more efficient, making this piece of business software financially attractive.
If the rumours are true, Avatar Kinect could be launched next week.
The Kinect's success has not only been limited to the business world, with reports of the technology making cost efficient headway in the ever-advancing medical field.
Several engineers, surgeons and researchers believe Xbox motion controller harnesses great potential in the industry, ranging from more efficient surgical prep to a medical educational aid.
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With their gaming technology making a graphical splash in the classroom, business office, and medical world, Microsoft seems to be a Jack of all trades.