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Game Technologies Research Laboratory

GATE-R is the game technologies research laboratory of Middle East Technical University that is located within MODSİMMER. The lab serves to various departments, mainly Game Technologies and Computer Engineering, with its wide range of game development software and hardware equipment. Instructors and students conduct their studies that are related to game technologies at GATE-R.

 

GATE 

 

Completed Studies

  • Gamze Bozgeyikli, M.Sc. Thesis. "An Improved Gameplay by Introducing Tangible Objects into Microsoft Kinect Skeletal Tracking Capability
  • Evren Bozgeyikli, M.Sc. Thesis. "An Improved Gameplay by Introducing rolling Axis of Motion into Microsoft Kinect Skeletal Tracking Capability

 

Ongoing Studies

  • Global Game Jam Supported Research Project: "Music in Video Games"

 

Hardware Equipment

  • PlayStation3
  • PlayStation Move
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Xbox 360
  • Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360
  • Guitar Hero Band Bundle
  • HP Workstation
  • Toshiba Notebook
  • iPad2
  • Samsung GalaxyTab 10.1
  • Head Mount Display System
  • Wacom XXL Drawing Tablet
  • Epson Multi Color A3 Printer
  • Epson Projector