What Is Xbox 360 Kinect?Mark Wilson6/14/10 3:00pmFiled to: KinectXbox 360Xbox 360 kinectmotion controlCamerasIrInfraredProject NatalNatalVideo GamesTop1551EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Cameras? IR emitters? Natal? Kinect? Xbox 360? WTF? Give us three minutes. We can explain everything.Kinect is a camera for Xbox 360...Let's boil this down to its most simple: Kinect is an Xbox 360 peripheral. Think of it as a webcam on steroids that plugs into the console's USB port that looks like it belongs with a PS3.