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Orange France to use Xbox 360 as STB with voice commands

Thursday 15 December 2011 | 09:42 CET | News
Orange France will be the first French operator to use the Microsoft Xbox 360 console as a decoder for its internet service in the spring of 2012. Orange TV customers will be able to experience a new way to use their television through voice and motion control thanks to Kinect. Users will be able to interact with Orange TV to change channels, launch a video, pause the video, etc., with no remote control required. To launch Orange TV from the Xbox interface, users will simply say "Xbox Orange" to the game console. Les Echos writes that Orange will sell the Xbox in some of its stores. It adds

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / Everything Everywhere (Orange UK ) / Microsoft / Orange Business France
Countries: France
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