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 Nov 07, 2005 - 02:00 PM - by Michael
* The "Gaming Room" a reality?

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Here's some ambitious hardware - how would you like a vibrating sofa, or fans that blow directional wind on your face?

Ambitious for sure, but AmbX are trying to do it.

The technology uses a scripting language to enable games to send signals to compatible hardware such as lights, fans, heaters, and even furniture. This means that in a game the lights in your room will match up to the environment you are gaming in. E.g. Green for jungle and blue for the ocean. Strobes of white light could simulate a lightning storm and a burst of air from a fan could make huge jumps feel more realistic.

 

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