Kinect has done wonders for Microsoft and now the company is looking to bring the technology out of the realms of video gaming. According to The Daily, anabolics Microsoft is reportedly collaborating with Asus to build a Windows 8 laptop. Apparently, order The Daily was able to land its hands on two different prototypes.
According to the rumors, treatment Kinect sensor is likely to be placed alongside notebook camera. The notebook is also expected to come with a bit of bling in the form of LED lights right below the screen. Incorporating Kinect technology into laptops would mean that you would be able to operate your computer with gestures like wave of hands or fingers. This development would be essentially very important for letting disabled people use computers.
Microsoft is not expected to produce these laptops under its own marquees, but it is speculated that the technology will be licensed out to manufacturers like Asus. Microsoft is currently busy finalizing Windows 8, which is likely to hit the markets soon. The company is also looking into the possibilities of incorporating Kinect technology into other devices.
During CES this year, Microsoft announced a desktop variant of Kinect and it is also rumored that the company is working on developing a Kinect enabled TV. Other rumors suggest that it might be working on a set top box equipped with Kinect.