What does the future hold for computers? When can we say that we are entering a new era of computing? Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Craig Mundie, shares his thoughts and predictions in this video by Microsoft. Here, he believes that a new era of computing has entered. He also believes that the future of computing lies not just in making better processing power and graphics, but also in giving the computers the “sensing ability”. This is where Kinect enters the scene. Through the use of the Kinect, Microsoft envisions a future wherein computers “know where they are and know where we are.” With the recent announcement of Microsoft supporting the Kinect community, the future may be closer than we think.

View the video for more information about his take on the future of computing.