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Your body could be the ultimate portable gaming system

Researchers from both Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University are working on a new type of technology called Skinput that essentially turns your entire body into a giant touch screen. It's an interesting project that could have some long-term implications.

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Alcon Caper2834d ago (Edited 2834d ago )

holy poopoo, now THAT'S innovation.

The tetris is crazy!

SOAD2834d ago

OMFG.

Microsoft is stealing this from an Indian college student from MIT who developed this very same technology and presented it at the TED conference.

Carnegie Mellon and MS, shame on you. Give the Indian kid his dues.

Alcon Caper2834d ago (Edited 2834d ago )

Pranav Mistry's TED Network presentation uses colored markers and a camera.

The Carnegie Mellon/MS Collaboration does not use an external camera. It actually detects the vibrations that are created through the arm as a controller. This is a thousand times more complex with its detection methods.

The only commonality is a pico projector. But those are used in cell phones, used to project movies, etc in all sorts of various devices.

You trolls will just grasp for anything won't you...

ArmrdChaos2834d ago (Edited 2834d ago )

Get your gaming fix while keeping the significant other happy by using them as the controller. Win win. A,B,C,D, and newly added G button.

-Alpha2834d ago

Take that, Nintendo DS!

Fishy Fingers2834d ago

Saw this on N4G a while ago http://www.n4g.com/industry...

Very cool tech, with some refinement it could even be practical.

joydestroy2834d ago

now this is innovation! closer and closer to VR

Kladd2834d ago (Edited 2834d ago )

I would love to to use my body as a controller

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