The decision engine releases its futuristic voice search this week to get more users thru Xbox 360 gaming system. Starting December 6, 2011, Bing will add voice search on Xbox 360 game console. International users must read a fine print text “Bing on Xbox voice search will initially be available in English in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.”
With the help of Kinect motion controller, the decision engine users can use the sound of voice to conduct search. Search options including for movies, music, games, on-demand TV, and apps. The decision engine also partners with several third parties in the entertainment business and technology such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Comcast Xfinity on Demand, HBO Go, ESPN, YouTube, TMZ, Vevo, and others.
Bing announced the Xbox 360 with voice search on June 6, 2011, at an event that was organized by Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) at Los Angeles Convention Center. Bing’s parent also released Kinect for Windows SDK beta during this past summer and urged academic research and applications developers to build apps running on Xbox 360.
During the week of Black Friday and the week of Cyber Monday, Xbox 360 game console was the hottest selling digital entertainment system for bargain hunters in America. Microsoft reported to selling close to 1 million consoles during the week of Black Friday 2011 and another 1 million consoles during the week of Cyber Monday 2011. Microsoft also claimed Xbox 360 game console continued to capture the number one spot of top consoles sold in America for eleventh month in a row.