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CNET News Video: Microsoft unveils new Xbox Kinect

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CNET News Video: Microsoft unveils new Xbox Kinect

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At the E3 gaming show in Los Angeles, the company shows off its new Xbox Kinect, featuring voice recognition and gesture-controlled gaming.

-Welcome to you new Xbox Experience where to the magic of connect, you can use your voice to control your entertainment, play games, watch movies, listen to music, and share with friends. No buttons, nothing in your hands. -Xbox music. -The new Xbox Experience gives you instant access to more than 11 million songs including all of your favorite music. -Xbox games. -All the games you love and even more of the experiences you're looking for. -Xbox video. -Your movies, TV shows, and sports are all here at your command. As you can see, we make it simple by bringing all of your entertainment together in one place and whether it's with the controller, adjuster, or your voice, you have effortless control, but this is only the beginning. Our goal is the entertainment you want. So, this year, we will increase the number of partnerships by a factor of 10, and this year the number of content in our entertainment catalog will grow from hundreds of thousands to millions as just one example of an exciting new partner, you too is coming to Xbox Live. -Xbox Bing. -Bing on Xbox searches Netflix, Hulu Plus, and other content providers to find exactly what you're looking for. We've connected Bing on Xbox. You can use your voice to find the entertainment you want instantly. -Xbox Bing Lego. -Let's say that you've been playing Lego Pirates of the Caribbean and you wanna search for more Lego. There they are. You no longer have to navigate through our menus to find them. The rich content coming to Xbox Live, the power of voice control, intelligence of Bing. You say it, Xbox finds it. -Xbox Live TV. -This builds on our pioneering work with partners like Sky TV in UK, Canal+ France, Foxtel in Australia, and your new Xbox experience launches this fall, and thank you, and we'll see you on Xbox live. -Customizing weapons is something critical in special operations. So, with gunsmith for Ghost Recon Future Soldier, we wanted to allow players to customize any weapon on the game even down to the inner parts. Gunsmith allows you to create over 20 million entirely unique weapons through either gesture or through voice gun system. Next, select. Thanks to voice recognition. Connect allows for quick weapon optimizations based on mission context and objectives. -So, please, can you show some short lunch? -Alright, optimize for close combat. -How about something completely different. -Randomize -Now, can we test it? -Alright, let's try it. -Wow, great. Can we see a long range? -Optimize for range. -Congratulations, Chris. Thank you and congratulations to the team.

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