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Novel interactive solutions provide new possibilities for designing appealing game experiences for wider demographics. The development of motion-based controllers has facilitated the advance of an exergame genre that involves physical activity as the means of interacting with a game. Furthermore, a major reason for increased interest in exergaming is(More)
—Passive UHF RFID tag consists of a microchip attached directly to an antenna. Proper impedance match between the antenna and the chip is crucial in RFID tag design. It directly influences RFID system performance characteristics such as the range of a tag. It is known that an RFID microchip is a nonlinear load whose complex impedance in each state varies(More)
Childhood obesity and physical inactivity are well-known problems which are typically related with videogames. The goal of this study is to develop digital games which motivate children and adolescents to exercise more, instead. The games are realized in such way that no special game consoles are required. The games can be played with a regular computer(More)
Trials on Mobile Games are presenting a huge potential in cognitive, physical and mental rehabilitation. This paper is to discuss user viewpoints of trials with mobile games combining cognitive stimulation and physical exercise in rehabilitation: Game#1 controlled by tilting the mobile phone embedded in a balance board; Game#2 controlled by tilting the(More)