For current Apple TV owners, there is good news. Games and other apps could be added to the current-gen Apple TV via a software update.
Apple TV with Voice & Hand GesturesApple could also experiment with new methods available for the TV, viewers can then control the TV by voice or hand gestures. It is unclear whether this get a Kinect-like interface. Apple bought a few months ago, the sensor manufacturer of PrimeSense, which also supplied the sensors for the Microsoft Kinect. The new Apple TV is still a set-top box like the current Apple TV, not to a HDTV or other type of TV set.
Apple has been long-rumored to launch a full-fledged TV, but it appears that plan is on hold. Instead, Apple is adding another much rumored feature, an official SDK for third party developers.
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