U Akron Researchers Modify Xbox Kinect to Help Students with Engineering

A sneak peak from the article: A team of University of Akron researchers is about to show how Microsoft’s Kinect™ sensor device for Xbox can transition from the family room to the classroom. Dr.Yang Yun, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Dr. Philip Allen, professor of psychology; and Dr. Yingcai Xiao, associate professor of computer science, are developing an educational tool that uses Kinect™ to noninvasively stimulate the visual center of students’ brains to help them comprehend engineering principles. Read more by following the link:

Researchers say Xbox technology is fair game for engineering education : The University of Akron News.