MSQUASH - An Exergame using the Playstation Move Controller

Mauro F. M. Ferrão, Kelly O'Hara, Frutuoso G. M. Silva

Abstract

The exergames became very popular in last years because of the appearance of the motion controllers with accelerometers but also because this type of games promotes the physical exercise. Msquash is a 3D game that simulates a squash field where the player can play using the Move controller. The game was developed with the objective to create an exergame using the Move motion controller and also to compare the Move controller performance with Wii Remote. Thus the idea is providing a fun and engaging experience for players while they do physical exercise also. The Msquash game was developed using OGRE and OpenCV libraries with Playstation Move controller and Playstation eye camera. This paper presents a brief description of the Msquash game and some results based on tests performed with users to evaluate the interaction method used and its gameplay.

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F. M. Ferrão M., O'Hara K. and G. M. Silva F. (2012). MSQUASH - An Exergame using the Playstation Move Controller . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-02-0, pages 480-484. DOI: 10.5220/0003916304800484


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp12,
author={Mauro F. M. Ferrão and Kelly O'Hara and Frutuoso G. M. Silva},
title={MSQUASH - An Exergame using the Playstation Move Controller},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={480-484},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003916304800484},
isbn={978-989-8565-02-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications and International Conference on Information Visualization Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2012)
TI - MSQUASH - An Exergame using the Playstation Move Controller
SN - 978-989-8565-02-0
AU - F. M. Ferrão M.
AU - O'Hara K.
AU - G. M. Silva F.
PY - 2012
SP - 480
EP - 484
DO - 10.5220/0003916304800484