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I think when MS went and got this patent it moved out of the rumor mill and into more cost benefit analysis. I see nothing wrong with telling MS, people here on OCN, or even your grandmother that you won't be buying a device that could stream video or pictures from your own private house. I know if I wanted anyone from MS to come into my living room I would send them an invitation, I wouldn't let them piggy back on a game console.

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This.
post #52 of 62
No more sharing movies, lol, extra viewer extra pay.
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Hello? Depth-sensing camera?

We can create optical illusions that blow the human mind and make us think we are seeing things that really aren't there. I am pretty damn sure we can fool a camera.....
    
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Microsoft is doing their best to make sure I won't buy this console.
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I support a newer, better kinect on every Xbox. Even more of a reason to purchase it over the PS4.
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Save your $400 and build your own gaming machine (PC) that can do anything the next gen consoles can do, AND MORE!

Except play the exclusives
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Is this the part where I'm supposed to say "PC Master Race Reporting for Duty"?

Microsoft is really shooting themselves in the foot if this is true.
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Unless you're looking for exclusives, you might as well wait on the Steambox.
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Consoles... just a cheaper way to mine peoples information. At least with a computer you can guard yourself from this crap, but NOPE not consoles. Whats next? You going to need Virus protection for consoles too?
    
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I support a newer, better kinect on every Xbox. Even more of a reason to purchase it over the PS4.

That's a weird way to look at it.

To me, it sounds neutral. If they want their console to be based around the camera, then fine. If they can at least make the darn thing work well, then why not. So far, it is not even close to being real time. Which for me, makes it useless for serious and fast games. As far as it "scanning" the room for how many people are watching a movie, if that ever becomes true, I would not even go close to the Xbox.
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