Microsoft is working on webcams for Xbox and Windows

There are new reports saying that Microsoft is thinking of launching new webcams in 2019 for Windows 10 and Xbox One. According to the reports these two new webcams are on their way to be launched, with one webcam made to bring Windows Hello facial recognition to any Windows 10 PC.

The other webcam is going to work with Xbox One and would revive the amazing Kinect feature that let users automatically sign in by moving in front of the camera. This is going to work with a number of accounts and family members.

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At the start of this year, Microsoft’s Surface chief, Panos Panay, gave a clue in an interview that the company is thinking about launching Surface-branded webcams. In October he said that:

“Look at the camera on Surface Hub 2, note it’s a USB-C-based camera, and the idea that we can bring a high fidelity camera to experience, you can probably guess that’s going to happen.”

There are also certain reports that Microsoft is now thinking about launching its Surface Hub 2S in 2019, with upgradeable processor cartridges.

If USB-C Surface Hub 2 camera is released by Microsoft separately, this same camera could work on any Windows 10 PC. Microsoft has not yet released its own Windows Hello camera.

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