Posts Tagged ‘webcam’

Pull Shapes: Dancewall Remix Wants To Judge Your Moves

By Graham Smith on January 15th, 2014.

My dancing is definitely incredible.

Dancewall Remix is one-part Japanese game show, one part Kieron’s ghost. The former because it’s about fitting your form through the human-shaped holes in oncoming walls, albeit incorporeal ones. The latter because it’s about striking poses and pulling shapes in front of your computer. It does the latter using your webcam to track your movements, and it’s up on Steam Greenlight now. Check out the faintly terrifying trailer below.
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Post-NATAL: Motion-Sensing PC Games

By Alec Meer on February 5th, 2010.

Standard webcam + standard PC = full-body, real-time motion sensing browser game developed from military research. That’s the plan behind TrendyEntertainment’s VisionPlay, anyway. It claims to know where your heard, arms, legs and torso (AND NO MORE, filth-mongers) are, and maps them to in-game actions. So, in theory it’s like Microsoft’s Project Natal – the difference being it’s not supported by high-budget games in which you hold creepy conversations with a creepily real young boy. Though, if the tech behind it takes off, there’s no reason it couldn’t creep into major PC games. Take that, Mister Microsoft! Well, specifically, take a cartoony tennis game.
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