Play hard, work hard? That might be close to Microsoft’s thinking when it comes to Kinect, the company’s motion-capture gaming technology that looks to be a big seller this holiday season. Now, Microsoft is integrating Kinect with Lync, the company’s unified communications offering.
At last week’s rollout of the Lync Server 2010 in New York, a Microsoft executive tipped his hand that the company is looking to bridge the capabilities of the two products in a video integration. VoIP Planet takes a look.
Kinect, Microsoft’s new gesture-driven game controller, has been on store shelves for only a few weeks, but the company says it is already working to put it to work for business computing as well — and first up will be integrating it with Microsoft Lync.
The disclosure came during a keynote speech at the launch of Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) Lync Server 2010 — the replacement for Office Communications Server — in New York on Wednesday.