Microsoft: A 3-D camera for the Xbox

Microsoft (MSFT) has come up with a way to take potential customers from the Nintendo Wii. It will put a 3-D camera in the Xbox 360, an attempt to attract consumers who are not necessarily the hard-core game players.

The new video camera is meant to help people playing games to move images on the screen by moving their bodies, which is a core feature of the Wii. The drawback of the feature is that it may be too expensive to attract consumers who otherwise might not buy a game console at all.