The Kinect is an Xbox 360 attachment that allows the player to interact with the Xbox without a remote. It is the future of gaming and a step closer to making all technology that much more tangible. The Kinect makes use of two cameras to track you in 3D as well as voice and facial recognition allowing you to control your entire experience with the Xbox using gestures.
The ability to play a game without any need for a peripheral component is truly astounding. However, once the amazement wears off you understand what a huge leap of innovation the Kinect undeniably is.