Kinect can do everything!* Soon the motion-sensing camera will help Microsoft deliver "probably the most important thing to happen to the office worker since the PC came along".
It's been in development for nearly six years and arrives next month, primarily as a business communication application, but with the future potential to involve Kinect, which could help add features like voice and face recognition.
Microsoft bigwig Gurdeep Singh Pall described the new motion-sensing Xbox 360 camera, which will be made compatible with Lync courtesy of a software update soon after launch, as a bridge between "the boardroom and the living room".
Lync aims to work with mobile phones next year.
*Providing you're 6-8 feet away grumble grumble.