Physiological Player Sensing: New Interaction Devices for Video Games

  • Jérôme Dupire
  • Viviane Gal
  • Alexandre Topol
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5309)


In traditional video games, players are used to handle well known devices such as a keyboard or a mouse. In a pervasive game, no virtual world exists, since players evolve in a real environment. Hence, new kinds of interaction devices are needed. The physiological approach presented in this paper is one of the most promising solutions. We have build our own sensing tee-shirt on which physiological sensors are sewed. It makes it possible to monitor in real time the players’ physiological states with a minimum of mechanical constraints.


Wearable Computing Physiological Sensor Embedded System Video Game 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jérôme Dupire
    • 1
  • Viviane Gal
    • 2
  • Alexandre Topol
    • 2
  1. 1.THIM, Universite Paris 8Saint DenisFrance
  2. 2.CEDRIC, CNAMParisFrance

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