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Bengaluru firm introduces SuperSuit, its wearable gaming platform for kids

Parents can monitor children's fitness and track their location through their smartphone

BS Reporter  |  Bengaluru 

With fast adoption of  technology, early adopter influence on wane

on Thursday announced the prototype launch of SuperSuit, a for kids & families at in

is a that reduces screen time, increases social interaction, physical activities and takes kids & families outdoors to play.

It is designed for the new play space of the 21st century — the emerging ‘third space’, between the virtual indoors & the vanishing outdoors.

Parents can monitor children’s fitness and track their location through their smartphone.

aims to take away kids from screen dominated games. I feel is the future of gaming,” Rajat Dhariwal, Founder “For children, outdoor play is already the favourite mode — they are unable to do that due to shrinking outdoors in cities & urban spaces and restrictions on them due to safety concerns in suburbs. There is a growing feeling of restraint and lack of freedom. That freedom can be reclaimed with SuperSuit.”

SuperSuit has two units – Vest and Glove. The Vest records hits & displays scores (in form of lights, audio and haptic feedback). The Glove enables the interactivity between players with triggers to send beams.

It incorporates a proprietary gesture engine which allows a wide range of gestures which trigger special powers, creating the charm of telekinesis, it said.

First Published: Fri, January 08 2016. 00:35 IST