When Microsoft launched their Game DVR functionality for Xbox One they paired it with Upload Studio. The aforementioned free app from the Xbox Marketplace allows gamers to splice up recorded video content, add Kinect Video narration, add special transition effects, and more. One gamer, Jace Rode, decided to take Kinect to a completely different level and create a cooking show via the Upload Studio software.
The result is a video entitled “Apple Nut Salad” and as you can imagine, the five minute video focuses on putting together an Apple Nut Salad recipe. In what Jace describes as his personal “Cooking and Baking Show”, we can see just how creative a user can get with Microsoft’s Kinect and Xbox One hardware.
Sure, the video was put together in what seems a bit of an impromptu fashion, but that isn’t what we love about this video. We love the creativity that Jace had, when he was thinking of ripping his Kinect and Xbox One away from the television to bring it into the kitchen.
The idea of recording non-gaming content with Kinect’s camera on the Xbox One may not be a splendor marketing decision when it is not focused on gaming content, but maybe Microsoft is onto something new. I have personally already seen a few personal video blogs on Upload Studio as users choose to use their new High Definition Kinect Camera and stereo microphones to get the job done. Wouldn’t it be interesting to see Upload Studio go in the direction of a “mini-YouTube” for Microsoft with various channels and collections of content?
Check out s video above and let us know what other uses you can imagine using the Xbox Kinect for. Lastly, Jace has kindly asked us to point you guys to his YouTube channel were he puts together his own personal array of music, you can find that by clicking here.
We hope everyone is having a great weekend and if you are bored, maybe you can make some Apple Nut Salad for your family’s next holiday meal.