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This touch-sensitive controller senses movement with capacitive sensors. LED's mounted near the control surface provide visual feedback. The controller is a simple, easily learned input device for public spaces.
The Arizona Department of Health has a leading tobacco education program. Part of the campaign reaches young visitors through videos and games exhibited in sports stadiums. This device was developed so that stadium visitors of all ages could use to play an health-related video game, Blackdust developed the electronics; the custom game, featuring flying lungs and bubbles, was developed by John Underkoffler.
The system was featured on the Discovery Science Channel's "Techknowledge" series.
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