iTech Fitness and Softkinetic Announce Collaboration
iTech Fitness and Softkinetic announce a partnership to develop the future of Active Gaming experiences. For the first time ever, users can exercise in a virtual world by simply moving their bodies, without the use of any game controller or peripheral.
The first-ever collaboration brings the advanced gesture-based 3D gaming technology from Softkinetic onto iTech Fitness' XRKade active gaming platform. The result is a unique, immersive active gaming experience.
In the game, the user enters a virtual boxing gym. Your "avatar" (you in the game) punches workout bags, following your own movements in real time – without the need for any special equipment or controllers. This active gaming breakthrough was achieved through gesture recognition middleware from Softkinetic, a depth sensing camera, combined with the XRKade immersive fitness platform developed by iTech Fitness. The game itself was developed by Softkinetic and iTech Fitness' talented game studio.
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