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Hands On: Intel's RealSense is both productive and fun

Mark Hachman | Jan. 9, 2014
Intel is here at CES pushing the idea that we will interact with our PCs in far easier and smarter ways in the near future. And if the company's new Kinect-like camera interface is any guide, voice and gesture interaction with PCs might indeed be just about ready for prime time.

Nevertheless, my first impressions were positive. Since Microsoft isn't pushing this (at least for now), you won't be forced to actually use camera gestures; it will be a bonus. And if laptop makers don't substantially raise prices as a result, then RealSense, in my mind, will end up being a net positive for the PC.

 

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