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2013-12-18 12:26:16

Researchers Demonstrate Therapeutic Applications for Off-the-Shelf Joysticks NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Video gamers have long been familiar with the thrill of force feedback--the technology that allows players to feel the rumble of a racecar hitting a virtual road or sense the weight of wielding an on-screen sword. A team of researchers from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) and Sapienza University of Rome have now published findings showing...

2013-11-06 23:23:24

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh, is America's Largest Invention Submission Company, and is submitting the Thumb Game to appropriate companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 "I am a gamer, and I find that, after hours of gaming, my thumbs are raw, sore and blistered," said an inventor from Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada. "This makes it hard to keep playing. God inspired me with this idea for thumb protectors." He developed the THUMB GAME to...

2013-05-16 12:34:25

Beta Testing Concludes, Customizability and Build Quality Set Razer Arcade Stick Apart CARLSBAD, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer(TM), the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick for Xbox 360®, the final product following an extensive beta testing program. Tested by some of the world's best pro-gamers and Fighting Game Community members all over the world, the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick is...

2012-08-02 23:01:20

Tired of playing smartphone games that are ruined by awkward touchscreen controls? A revolutionary new product called Bladepad is putting the fun back into mobile gaming with a slick video-game controller attachment for iPhone. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 If you´ve ever played a first-person shooter, 3D adventure game, or sports game on a smartphone, you know that the touchscreen controls can be really frustrating. Even some console games that have been ported to...

2012-06-11 02:27:14

CONYERS, Ga., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. (Pink Sheets: GOSY | http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that GeckoChat(tm) verbal interaction software will be integrated with their SafePath wheelchair navigation solution for use by quadriplegics and others who have control of speech but are unable to reliably manipulate a joystick control. GeckoChat was created in 2003 for GeckoSystems' elder care and personal assistance robot the CareBot(tm). It...

Image 1 - A Game Controller That Controls You
2012-03-05 11:57:06

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] Engineers at the University of Utah have created a video game controller designed to tug and stretch a players thumb tips. Such a sensation could be used to simulate ocean waves, gun fire, or even the tug of a fishing line. The creators of this new controller hope that it will be the next in a long line of controllers and peripherals designed to enhance immersion in video games. According to a recent press release, William Provancher, an associate professor...

2011-11-08 08:50:00

CONYERS, Ga., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeckoSystems International Corporation (Pink Sheets: GOSY | http://www.geckosystems.com/) announced today that they have successfully completed Alpha testing of their new "collision proof" upgrade power wheelchairs. GeckoSystems is a leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry, dedicated to providing Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service(TM). "We are very pleased to have completed initial tests of our new 'collision proof'...

2011-10-12 14:36:00

GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Pretorian Technologies Ltd., based in Gainsborough, United Kingdom, and ITAC Systems of Garland, Texas announced the signing of a unique teaming agreement for the cooperative engineering, manufacture and sale of sophisticated, industrial trackball devices used for precise, durable control of general and special purpose computer systems and networks. The parties disclosed that the agreement would involve private labeling and resale of...

2010-08-31 05:30:00

BOONE, Iowa, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today the new EZ-Remote(TM) joystick for improved operator efficiency and comfort in the tractor cab. The convenient accessory mounts quickly on virtually any tractor console. The announcement was made today at the Farm Progress show, the nation's largest outdoor farm show. Paired as an accessory to the Trimble FmX® integrated display, EZ-Guide® 500 display or EZ-Guide 250 display,...

2010-03-09 08:53:00

GENEVA, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a leading developer of semiconductors for mobile devices, has introduced an ultra-low-power IC containing all the functions necessary to control an Optical Finger Navigation (OFN) module or optical joystick. The VD5376 optical joystick controller helps users interact with the increasingly sophisticated features of portable electronic products, such as smartphones, laptop PCs, netbooks, media players, GPS devices and...


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Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

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