VM Preview: Tony Hawk Ride

VM writes: "Robomodo has been careful to make sure the board responds as accurately as possible to real life skating movements; two accelerometers inside it are used to detect the three axis of movement; flat rotation, rocking forward and back, and tilting side to side. On top of this, four infra red sensors adorn the front, back and sides for detecting grabs and pushing the board off. I'd wondered how you actually get the board moving until I saw Robomodo President Joshua Tsui simply brush his foot past the board, exactly as you would on a real one."

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