Turning the Wii into a Gigantic Machine
Published: Dec 25, 2008
Updated: Jun 14 2011
• References: bornrich.org
Motivatrix MX10 Workout Master is a complete workout machine from Exergame Fitness. The MX10 Workout Master creates a personal program depending on feedback from various sensors. Choose from cardio, aerobic, or maximum challenge workouts. Internal games are available to add some fun to the workout routine. The sensors can even measure your flailing arms and can gauge speed, calories and weight. The cost? It's $12,500.
Implications - In North American society, children are becoming more overweight due to the popularization of the Internet and video games. By creating a product that creates physical activity and combines electronic devices, companies are enabling this group of children to continue their gaming lifestyle while getting healthy.