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Submitted by armour1997 327d ago | news

PDP Adds Privacy Screen to Kinect Stand

One of Microsoft Xbox One Accessories manufacturer PDP has announced a new stand for your Xbox One Kinect sensor, that comes with a privacy screen, interesting new feature. (Kinect, Microsoft, Xbox One)

zeal0us  +   327d ago
Just unplug the darn thing if you're worry about privacy and use an controller.
armour1997  +   327d ago
No you can't the Xbox one requires the kinect to work
xHeavYx  +   327d ago
No, it doesn't
Transporter47  +   327d ago
If people are still this misinformed about the X1 MS is to blame.
Starbucks_Fan  +   327d ago
Where the hell have you been the past few months?
UltimateMaster  +   326d ago
Kinect is required to work for some games like Ryse.
FlameHawk  +   327d ago
Well isn't that a waste of $100.
zeal0us  +   327d ago
Sell it on ebay. I am sure some poor soul would like a second Kinect 2.0 to go with their Xbox One.
typikal82  +   327d ago
I thought everyone was forced to buy a Kinect 2? How can you sell it if everyone you would sell it to already has one?
armour1997  +   327d ago
Oh sorry, right, i forgot about the change
HarryB  +   327d ago
Watch this shit gets hacked anyway. And some 40 year old naked man playing minecraft get caught.
armour1997  +   327d ago
LOL
Mr_cheese  +   327d ago
I have to admit that this did make me laugh. I put a small cloth over my iMac camera completely out of paranoia.
Goldenarmz  +   327d ago
Why do people buy cameras if they are that paranoid? I mean really... Billions of people in the world, and you really think they are going to take the time out to watch you? ?? if i could hack people cameras i would hack swimsuit models, porn stars, etc. Not some random guy on the internet smh
TotalSynthesisX  +   327d ago
"B-b-b-but if we follow your logic, we won't have anything to be unnecessarily paranoid or upset about!"
zeal0us  +   327d ago
Why hack porn stars cameras when you can already see them naked for free?
BX81  +   327d ago
Yeah, but we want to see them make toast and read magazines all from the comfort of their home.
rainslacker  +   327d ago
It's sad that some company is trying to monetize on people's fears over privacy. Never had a problem with PDP overall, but the most sensible solution for people that are worried about it is to not use the camera, and not spend even more money on top of a peripheral they don't want in the first place, to circumvent it's intended use.

Otherwise, I'd imagine some sort of inline switch to physically disconnect the device while being able to keep it plugged in for those times you may want to use it makes more sense, since that would disable the mic as well. Knowing modders in general, I'm sure there will be something up within a week on how to do just that, for those technically inclined enough to take the thing apart.
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