BBC News – Microsoft Kinect ‘fastest-selling device on record’

 

 

Microsoft has sold more than 10 million Kinect sensor systems since launch on 4 November, and – according to Guinness World Records – is the fastest-selling consumer electronics device on record.The sales figures outstrip those of both Apple’s iPhone and iPad when launched, Guinness said.Kinect is an infrared camera add-on for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 games console that allows it to track body movements.

via BBC News – Microsoft Kinect ‘fastest-selling device on record’.

Apparently people like having a video camera in their home that can be controlled remotely. Of course, I’m sure it doesn’t hurt that Sony has been about as reasonable as a square circle when it comes to Microsoft’s only real competition, the PS3, with removed functionality and IP lawsuits coming out their ears…

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