Recoton to make Xbox CommunicatorRecoton Corp. has said today that Microsoft Corp. has won an OEM (original equipment manufacturing) contract with a Recoton subsidiary, to mkae a speech recognition-capable headset product for the Xbox.
This equipment that Recoton will design, make and manufacture is a communication headset that enables gamers to operate and control game features through voice commands. Dubbed the Xbox Communicator, the product will be marketed by Microsoft and will be released sometime next year.
Todd Holmdahl, General Manager, Xbox Hardware, said, ``This revolutionary voice recognition product will help make the Xbox online gaming experience an extremely positive one. We needed to work with OEM suppliers that could match the high quality control level we hold ourselves to at Xbox, and based on past performance we knew that STD would meet those standards.