What is the Avatar Kinect? Well, simply put it’s the ability to conduct virtual meetings among avatars using the Kinect.
Instead of using a Webcam image of yourself, you use an avatar to interact with others in a multi-participant conversation over the Web. Microsoft are apparently looking at the Enterprise for adoption of this feature.
The video below shows how Avatar Kinect can work in a business setting.
Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie conducts an interview with CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo using Avatar Kinect.
What do you think of this feature and do you see any value in it (especially for Windows 8?)…
Onuora Amobi is the Founder and VP of Digital Marketing at Learn About The Web Inc. Onuora has more than a decade of information security, project management and management consulting experience. He has specialized in the management and deployment of large scale ERP client/server systems.
In addition to being a former Microsoft MVP and the founder and editor of EyeOnWindows.com, he is the CEO of a Pasadena based online marketing education startup - Learn About The Web Inc. (www.learnabouttheweb.com).