Monday, January 31, 2011

Microsoft Goes Creepy

Egads.

At a recent presentation for investors, Microsoft said the ability to see into consumer's living rooms means advertising opportunities. Kinect's cameras can be used to identify people, or objects. Then share shopper's preferences with advertisers. --Ticker quoting NPR

Apparently the system (Kinect) will record you as you play a game and store the pix on XBox.

Or so they say.

1 comment:

John Foust said...

Surely you read the fine print when you opened your Xbox.