Microsoft to Introduce Full Internet Explorer 9 Browsing to Xbox 360 with Kinect Support
Microsoft is doing its best to regain the previous momentum in the tech world; now a latest report by The Verge claims that the company is almost ready to release a fully modified and improved version of its popular Internet Explorer (IE9) which will be fully browse-able on Xbox 360 with Kinect controls and the initial tests in this regard are being carried out in the Microsoft’s labs. Notably, at present Xbox 360 comes with Bing Voice Search which is limited to media results only.
The upcoming Microsoft’s new IE9 browser for Xbox will make the console a highly rich gaming device incorporated with fully functional browser. According to the sources of the site, new Internet Explorer for Xbox 360 would facilitate the users of this gaming console to search the whole web directly by their couches.
Moreover, Microsoft is also integrating the Kinect gestures and vopice control functionality into its new IE9 version that will let the users of Xbox console to do a rapid search for pulling up their desired web pages through the current Bing search.
The sources also told the site that Kinect support for the new version of IE9 is not a compulsory one, yet the new explorer would be able to use its functionalities.
Still no ETA of Internet Explorer for Xbox 360 has been disclosed by the sources, yet it is expected that Microsoft would utter some words about its plan regarding this new version of IE9 at E3 conference, within a few weeks.