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This middleware, with some tweaks, lets FAAST quickly facilitate “integration of full-body control with games and VR applications,” via a clever processing server that streams the user’s skeleton pattern, including body position and gestures which can be mapped onto keyboard controls.

The code is free for non-commercial use, because the Institute has big plans for it–including simple, medically inspired games for rehabilitation of motor-skills after a stroke, and even for reducing childhood obesity through “healthy gaming”

Via Fast Company

 

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