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With a sexy splash page -- a young woman in short shorts waving her arms before a TV screen -- PrimeSense and hardware maker Asus are inviting consumers to connect with kinetics through Wavi Xtion, a three-dimensional technology that couples cameras, motion sensors, and televisions with personal computers. It also reminds several tech pundits of Microsoft's Kinect, which is no wonder -- PrimeSense developed Kinect's 3D motion-sensing technology.
I'm thinking not. Unless they intend to market this stuff to lonely, rich guys, I know that spouses consider keyboard clicks distracting enough. Do you think the "better half" is going to enjoy watching you wave your arms around and talk to the computer in your living room? Think again.