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Kinect developer Johnny Chung Lee leaves Microsoft for Google

Johnny Chung Lee leaves Microsoft for Google

By: Andrew Jones from Jan 18, 2011 @ 20:16 CST

Infamous Wii-hacker Johnny Chung Lee has left Microsoft after working for them with Project Natal (now known as Kinect). Johnny worked for Microsoft for three years working on human tracking algorithms for the Kinect within the Microsoft Applied Science group.

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He has jumped ship to Google and is taking a position as a "Rapid Evaluator" - what this is, I do not know, but it could be a big win for Google's rumored Gaming portal.

NEWS SOURCES:techcrunch.com

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