|[January 09, 2013]
Extreme Reality Collaborates with Haier to Bring Software-Based Full-Body Motion Gaming to the Company's Line of Android-Based Smart TVs
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Extreme Reality, developer of Extreme Motion and Extreme UI motion
capture technology, will collaborate with Haier on the development of
full-body motion gaming for the company's upcoming Android (News - Alert)-based Smart
TVs. The collaboration is expected to bring a series of preinstalled
motion games bundles using the device's standard built-in 2D camera to
deliver an industry leading gaming experience without the need for
costly 3D cameras or extra hardware.
"Our collaboration with Haier is expected to give millions of consumers
access to the world of motion gaming which has historically been
restricted by the need for proprietary, high-cost hardware," says Sarit
Firon, CEO of Extreme Reality. "People will be able to enjoy their
industry leading Haier Smart TV and receive our amazing bundle of motion
games the whole family can play without any additional hardware, and
more importantly, with no additional cost."
Extreme Reality's motion games are produced using the Extreme Motion
software development kit (SDK) and represents the first full-body motion
game for Android-based Smart TVs and tablets that is able to use a
systems existing 2D camera. he games will also be available on select
Android tablets later in the year. At the CES (News - Alert) the innovative concept of
motion games on a 2D camera will be showcased at the Haier booth, LVCC
Central Hall, booth 10939.
Extreme Reality's patent-protected Extreme Motion technology is ideal
for Smart TVs and mobile devices. The technology captures a user's
motion in difficult noise, lighting and distance settings using a
standard VGA camera. The bundle of motion games represents a shift in
full-body motion gaming from 3D to mainstream 2D game platforms.
Extreme Reality will demonstrate its Extreme Motion and Extreme UI
technologies on multiple platforms including Android-based systems,
Smart TVs and PCs in the LVCC South Hall 2, booth 25500.
Haier Group is the world's leading solution provider to a whole set of
home appliances and the distributor through the integration of virtual
and physical networks. Founded in Qingdao in 1984, Haier adheres to the
innovation system of centering on customers' needs to drive the
sustainable and healthy development. For more information please visit www.haier.com.
About Extreme Reality
Established in 2005, Extreme Reality, also known as XTR3D, is a
privately held company based in Herzlia, Israel. The company is the
developer of the patented Extreme UI gesture control and Extreme Motion
full-body 3D motion capture software. Supported by strong intellectual
property, this powerful technology allows any consumer electronic device
to enable full-body 3D motion capture using a standard 2D camera. This
software can be implemented on any platform, turning any consumer
electronic device into a full-body motion-controlled game system. For
more information, visit http://www.xtr3d.com.
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