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Creating New Visualization And Human Interface Devices For Theraputic Video Games, Kunal Jayant Doshi Dec 2007

Creating New Visualization And Human Interface Devices For Theraputic Video Games, Kunal Jayant Doshi

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Virtual reality (VR) gaming environment as a tool for rehabilitation of patients with upper extremity disorders is fast gaining momentum. VR based motor training systems provide an engaging, motivating and adaptable environment where the motion of the limb displayed in the virtual world is a replication of the motion produced in the real world by the patient's extremity.

The goal of this thesis was to create a generic gaming system which can be interfaced to a number of different Human interface devices (HID) and produce rich graphics to create a virtual environment which closely resembles the real world. This ...