Apple had a chance to embrace the technology that drives Microsoft's new Kinect game controller more than two years ago a report suggests.
According to Microsoft, Kinect for Xbox 360 brings games and entertainment to life in new ways without using a controller, responding instead to how the body moves.
Beracha told Kahney the Israeli company had been in talks with Apple before Microsoft: "It was the most natural place for the technology," Kahney said.
The meetings with Apple did not go well, a well-known obsession with secrecy requiring Beracha to sign what Kahney describes as "a stack of crippling legal agreements and NDAs."
"Apple is a pain in the ass," Beracha insisted, smiling.