Gaming Methods Employed by Likes of ‘Call of Duty’ Inspire Emergency Response Robots

Gaming Methods Employed by Likes of ‘Call of Duty’ Inspire Emergency Response Robots
technology

Free look control increases chances of finding victims inside burning buildings

Ross Brooks
  • 4 november 2014

Video games have already been proven to improve dexterity and problem-solving skills, but now the “free look control” used in first-person shooter games such as Call of Duty could help to save lives. An international research team is adapting the technique to emergency response robots, which will reduce the amount of concentration required by operators, and allow the robots to mimic the way in which humans navigate their surroundings.

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