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IIT Alumnus Launches SuperSuit Wearable Gaming Platform at CES 2016

By Rizwan Ahmad - 10 January 2016 No Comments
Much has been talked about the issue that Video and Computer Games are affecting the social life of children and blocking their minds while confining them to a limited space. So, great innovative ideas are always expected from great minds like the IITians and we’ll be talking about one such great invention in this article.

An IIT-educated alumnus Rajat Dhariwal has founded first of its kind of game design which is wearable gaming platform meant to reduce screen time for children and increase their social interaction and physical activities. MadRat Games, founded by IIT Mumbai and Carnegie Mellon alumnus Rajat Dhariwal, launched the prototype of "SuperSuit" at the ongoing consumer technology convention in Las Vegas.
IIT Alumnus Launches SuperSuit Wearable Gaming Platform at CES 2016

What is actually SuperSuit?
SuperSuit is designed as a wearable gaming platform aimed to reduce screen time for kids and increase their social interaction and physical activities. Dhariwal said SuperSuit is the world's first wearable gaming platform and has been designed to enable children shift from screen dominated games and termed it as the "future of gaming".

SuperSuit comprises two units a vest and glove. 
While the vast records hits and displays scores in form of lights, audio and haptic feedback,
the glove enables the interactivity between players with triggers to send beams.
The suit's accompanying smartphone app also allows parents to monitor their children's fitness data and track their location.

Dhariwal and his wife Madhumita Halder founded Wyoming-based MadRat Games that focusses on building unique puzzles and board games. Their puzzle three-games-in-one Madzzle also recently won the Parents' Choice Award in the US. Dhaliwal had said that Madzzle serves as an educational tool for children and is the world s first jigsaw puzzle that rolls up.

Freedom is back with Supersuit
"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 & lack of freedom, and kids can claim that freedom back with SuperSuit," Dhaliwal said in a statement.
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