During CES 2011 Keynote, Microsoft revealed the facial expressions based social experience coming to Xbox 360 called Avatar Kinect. Avatar Kinect is step into the future from the gesture based controls Kinect launched with initially to facial expressions.
Kinect will now track facial expressions along with body tracking, voice, and gestures. With Avatar Kinect, Microsoft provides a social platform which will enable you do things like online conferencing, and talk shows with your friends siting on your couch in your home. You can watch the trailer below for more detailed take on this.
Avatar Kinect will be made available to Xbox Live Gold members for free later this Spring.