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InTouch Media Group to deliver GestureTek solution to malls and sports arenas


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Great Wolf Lodge
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Great Wolf Lets Visitors ‘Walk on Water’

February 2007 – The Great Wolf Lodge chain of indoor waterpark resorts have been a destination for families since the first property opened in 1997.  The resorts boast the distinction of providing world-class indoor waterparks and family entertainment amenities all year round.  For their newest location in Grapevine, Texas, Great Wolf wanted something that would capture the imagination of visitors young and old, while adhering to the principle of providing water-based entertainment regardless of the season.

Great Wolf used GestureTek’s patented Ground FX® technology to give swimmers the chance to “walk on water”.  Ground FX is an innovative visual display system that allows users to interact directly with dynamic multi-media projections displayed on a floor.  Users can create dazzling effects simply by moving their hands, feet and body. 

For Great Wolf, GestureTek created a spectacular ‘virtual pond’, simulating a live ‘aqua eco system’ where schools of fish scatter and waves ripple whenever patrons move across the floor.  GestureTek’s patented body tracking software allows the display to respond intelligently to a person’s every move, creating a true ‘cause and effect’ scenario.

“Being the world leader in indoor waterpark resort entertainment puts us in on solid ground to deliver innovation and fun,“ says Rajiv Castellino, Chief Information Officer for Great Wolf Lodge’s parent company, Great Wolf Resorts.  “Our guests are always thrilled to see new, interactive developments like this at our resorts, and they come back time and time again for these unique experiences.”

 

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GestureTek technologies have international patent protection. U.S. patents include: 5,534,917 (Video Gesture Control Motion Detection);
7,058,204 (Multiple Camera Control System, Point to Control Base Patent); 7,421,093 (Multiple Camera Tracking System for Interfacing With an Application);
7,227,526 (Stereo Camera Control, 3D-Vision Image Control System); 7,379,563 (Two Handed Movement Tracker Tracking Bi-Manual Movements);
7,379,566 (Optical Flow-Based Tilt Sensor For Phone Tilt Control); 7,389,591 (Phone Tilt for Typing & Menus/Orientation-Sensitive Signal Output);
7,430,312 (Five Camera 3D Face Capture).

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