Turning living rooms into virtual gyms

2019-03-03 02:02:09

Turning living rooms into virtual gyms Your living room could soon become a virtual gym. Sony’s EyeToy games for its PlayStation 2 console use a set-top camera to project an image of the gamer immersed in a virtual world. Software interprets their gestures, allowing them to control the game by waving their arms or nodding their head, instead of having to use joypads. Now a fitness-oriented version called EyeToy Kinetic is planned for early 2005. It “improves the fitness, posture, balance, all-round body toning and reactions” of the player, Sony claims. EyeToy Kinetic will prompt the player to kick,