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Tux Racer – Kinect camera control through PC

The following videos demonstrate the use of the Kinect Primesense camera with a game called Tux Racer.  Using the FAAST programme it is possible to control the Penguin in the game with just body movements alone – all of which … Continue reading

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Space Invaders with Primesense Kinect camera

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Flexible Action and Articulated Skeleton Toolkit (FAAST)

The following link will explain how to setup a PC to work with the Kinect Primesense Camera and play games through motion. Flexible Action and Articulated Skeleton Toolkit (FAAST):

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New blog ‘arm’ to Wiihabilitation

It might be strange bolt on a Kinect blog to a predominantly Wii based site, but fundamentally both are topics that promote the use of mainstream computer gaming within therapy.  The popularity of the Nintendo Wii within rehab is well … Continue reading

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Microsoft promotes itself as accepting new ideas for Kinect

Microsoft have released a promo video that clearer suggests their willingness to consider all varieties of applications for the Xbox Kinect hardware.  It has already been used by some within rehabilitation with the Kinect being able to accurately recognise movements created by … Continue reading

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Video Gaming Becoming The New Frontier Of Physical Therapy

Apr 26, 2011Written byKelly Heffernan-Tabor from http://www.digtriad.com/ San Antonio, TX — Physical therapy has come a long way from patients lying on a mat and working on range of motion. Parkinson’s patients who are in physical therapy to regain balance … Continue reading

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New Game : Fit & Fun – Funbox Media Ltd

The game has been developed in conjunction with fitness experts, and will be a serious, yet fun, guide to improving health and fitness. Features Developed with health and fitness experts Ability to create your own workout planner Body shaping: 3 … Continue reading

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Nintendo Wii games console therapy speeds up patients’ recovery process | Mail Online

By LUCY COLLINS 4th April 2011 It is an interactive games console usually associated with taciturn teenagers locked in their bedrooms for hours on end. But the Nintendo Wii is fast becoming the tool of choice for physiotherapists and is … Continue reading

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Website Updated:

Easier links to the research, news and games blogs from the website. Visit @ http://www.wiihabilitation.co.uk/home.shtml Thanks

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Wii, Move or Kinect?

Now the ‘big three’ have all released their movement controlled game systems its only time that will reveal the success of each of them within health. With the Nintendo Wii already being used in therapy, is there room for another … Continue reading

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