PlayStation 4 said to come with Kinect-like voice recognition
Using the PlayStation "Eye" Camera, the upcoming game console is said to have facial recognition technology and be able to follow navigational voice commands.
As competition heats up between Sony and Microsoft over their upcoming game consoles, Sony is said to be adding a new feature to its PlayStation 4 -- voice recognition.
This feature reportedly comes via the new PlayStation "Eye" Camera, according to Polygon. It's said to be similar to Microsoft's Xbox One in that it has facial recognition technology and can follow navigational voice commands. Apparently, Sony revealed this voice recognition detail to its retail staff at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas last week.
"Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that PlayStation Camera allows for voice recognition and we will look forward to sharing more details in the lead up to the launch of PlayStation 4 on November 29," a Sony Computer Entertainment spokesperson told Polygon.
The PlayStation Camera will be sold separately from the console and costs $60. Thein the US. Sony its upcoming gaming platform in the US on November 15 and in Europe on November 30. Microsoft is aiming to in November also.
CNET contacted Sony for comment. We'll update this story when we get more information.