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Next Xbox To Interact With Cable TV Boxes?

Next Xbox To Interact With Cable TV Boxes?

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Published on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 12:01


Multiple sources have revealed to The Verge that Microsoft is truly attempting to take over your living room! The site indicates Microsoft’s next generation console will hook up to your cable/TV box and present an overlaying user interface, much like Google TV. However, The Verge points out the new Xbox plans to "go a step further" than Google with their service, with of course the addition of gaming. All of this lends even more credibility to the recent rumors of the new console to always be online. 

As far as Kinect goes, it will undoubtedly be more implemented with the new console than it is with the Xbox 360. Sources say that Kinect will be able to detect multiple people in the room, even their eye movement! When someone looks away from the screen, the Kinect sensor detects this and will pause the content for you automatically. The Verge also reaffirms Microsoft’s focus on "entertainment apps and TV services." How do you feel about Microsoft’s apparent focus on these things, rather than gaming? Let us know!


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