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GestureTek Launches Enhanced GestureFX Display System for Interactive Surfaces

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GestureTek Inc. to bring gesture recognition control to the XBOX 360 gaming experience. 

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Hasbro licenses GestureTek "Video Gesture Control" patent for it's new ION Educational Gaming System. 
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GestureTek showcases multi-touch surface computing, immersive media and portable hand tracking system for mouse control at 2007 IAAPA Expo

Ripley’s, Epcot Center, Vulcan Space Adventure the latest attractions to rely on GestureTek technology

ORLANDO – (Nov 12, 2007) – GestureTek Inc. – provider of gesture-controlled interactive multi-media displays and exhibits and immersive simulation systems for entertainment and ‘edutainment’ – will showcase its innovations in interactivity and immersive experiences at the 2007 IAAPA Expo (International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions) on November 13th to 16th at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center. In 2005, GestureTek won the IAAPA award for ‘Best New Technology Applied to Amusements’.

Tens of millions of visitors have been mesmerized by the 1,000-plus GestureTek installations at Location-Based Entertainment facilities all over the world.  The company’s patented gesture-recognition technology allows people to entertain and educate themselves as they control and manipulate dynamic multi-media content, access information and enjoy interactive floor and wall experiences – using nothing but simple hand and body motions to control the display.  They can even become immersed in a computer-generated landscape, where they see themselves interacting with characters and objects in real time.  It’s a “Wii-like” virtual reality experience with no gear or equipment required.

Selected recent GestureTek installations for Location-Based Entertainment facilities:

Ripley’s Museums
(multiple installations) GestureTek’s immersive music application lets vistors watch themselves as they activate instruments and create their very own virtual symphony.  

Epcot Center
GestureTek’s Screen FX visual display system entertains and informs visitors to Epcot’s GM exhibit.

Vulcan Space Adventure
This attraction features a virtual reality game where space cadets shoot weapons and fight off aliens by moving their hands within GestureTek’s HoloTrack Frame control frame.

Other exciting installations include the A.T. Still University Museum, for whom GestureTek created a soothing, interactive ‘tranquility table’, and a virtual gaming experience called ‘Cell Warrior’ where users see themselves onscreen as  a white blood cell on a quest to fight disease-causing bacteria; and Wonderworks, an Orlando attraction that features several of GestureTek’s interactive visual display systems and virtual gaming systems. 
GestureTek’s new and proven technologies for Location-Based Entertainment facilities:

ScreenXtreme™ ENHANCED! - a digital display solution that takes ‘edutainment’ to a new level of interactivity, projecting a user’s image onto a screen, where they can see themselves manipulating images and special effects.
[ScreenXtreme info]
 [Link to Video]

GestureXtreme™ - an immersive experience that projects a user’s real-time full-body image into a computer-generated game, where they see themselves interacting with characters and objects.  It’s often voted the most popular exhibit at Science Centers.
[GestXtreme info]  [video]

AirTrack System NEW! - a tiny portable hand tracking unit to control any size display from any distance with nothing but hand gestures.
[AirTrack info]  [video]

Illuminate Multi-Touch™ Displays and Tables NEW! - clear, floating computing surfaces to navigate traditional multi-media or deliver multi-touch interactivity.
[GestTrack product solutions] [video]

GestTrack™ - a rich “point-to-click” computer interface to convert hand gestures into direct mouse control for interactive displays, exhibits, signage and public information systems.
[GestTrack product solutions]

Gesture FX™
- an eye-catching visual display system that intelligently responds to body motion, projecting dynamic multi-media content onto any floor, wall, table, bar or counter
[GroundFX info]  [video]

View GestureTek’s complete Product Showcase Video at [here]

About GestureTek.
GestureTek is the pioneer, patent-holder and world leader in computer vision and camera-enabled gesture-recognition technology for information, presentation and entertainment systems.  The company’s revolutionary video gesture control software lets users control interactive content, access information, manipulate special effects or immerse themselves in an interactive virtual world - simply by moving their hands or body. In the past 20 years, GestureTek has delivered nearly 4000 interactive displays, kiosks, exhibits, games and other interactive solutions for museums, science centers, location-based entertainment facilities, retail stores, real estate presentation centers, corporate boardrooms and showrooms, television networks and game developers.  The technology is also used by healthcare organizations specializing in rehabilitation, sensory stimulation, activation and recreation. GestureTek Mobile is a business unit of GestureTek focused on bringing gesture-controlled games and applications to the mobile market and other consumer devices. GestureTek’s clients include CNN, NASA, BMW, Ford, Oracle, Intel, IBM, Federal Express, Autodesk, Panasonic and many more Fortune 500 companies.  Software licensees include Microsoft, Sony and Hasbro.  GestureTek is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with other offices in Toronto, Ottawa, New York City and Asia. GestureTek was formerly known as JesterTek. For more info call (800) 315-1189.

For more information contact:

Patti Jordan 
Director Marketing & Communications, GestureTek Inc.
(416) 340-9290 x 274 
Liz Nida
Account Executive, SSPR
(719) 634-8055

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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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