Recently PDP has unveiled a motion detecting controller for Xbox360 named Gametrak Freedom.Now whenever we talk about Xb0x360 Microsoft’s name automatically comes in our mind,but this time while enjoying this modern technology you should not think of Microsoft rather thank PDP for their efforts although they used Microsoft’s proprietary wireless protocol but that’s another thing. After Nintendo motion based controls Xbox users did felt a desire for the technology on Xbox. It is finally coming. Now let us see what are the features and working mechanism of this controller.
Gametrak Freedom is a proprietary(as mentioned before) and patent-pending ultrasonic 3D motion sensing technology that delivers performance, increased control & flexibility, according to PDP.This system deos not force players to point their controller towards the screen removing the movement restrictions.
The system accurately tracks the true 3D position & precise movements of up to 4 players anywhere within a given environment. This technology provides players with total control making them feel more close to the game.Now to showcase this technology PDP will provide a game named
Squeeballs with it.Although I haven’t tested the controller myself but those who have tried it have given positive feedback on this technology. PDP will be releasing the same control for Nintendo DS and Ps3 too.The date has not been finalized yet,but it is expected to be released officially at the end of this year.