Microsoft (MSFT) confirms its acquisition of home automation/media-sharing software firm R2...


Microsoft (MSFT) confirms its acquisition of home automation/media-sharing software firm R2 Studios. In tandem with the deal, Microsoft is naming R2 founder/Sling Media co-founder Blake Kirkorian a VP for its Interactive Entertainment unit, which is responsible for building out the gaming and media content ecosystem for the Xbox and other devices. The move comes as Xbox music/video consumption continues to grow, and Microsoft reportedly works on a media-centric Xbox set-top.  (previous)

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  • Island_Dweller
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    Hmm, thing's are starting to get interesting.

     

    http://bit.ly/UO096s
    10 Jan 2013, 01:45 PM Reply Like
  • Eric Jhonsa
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    Illumiroom looks pretty neat, thanks for the link. I wonder if they'll have it out by the time the next-gen Xbox and Kinect launch.
    10 Jan 2013, 01:48 PM Reply Like
  • wigit5
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    pretty neat link thanks Island
    10 Jan 2013, 01:48 PM Reply Like
  • kata
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    Heard something about holograms, lol, can you believe it? Help me Obi One.... rofl..
    10 Jan 2013, 03:58 PM Reply Like
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