AVEK (The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture) uses its share of copyright remuneration to promote audiovisual culture: cinema, video and television. The majority of the funds that AVEK distributes originate from private copying levy, eg. from blank video cassettes and blank DVDs.
One of the supported projects is Kung-Fu Live.
Kung-Fu Live is a videogame that combines adventure and exercise. Videogame utilizes Freemotion technology, which is a computer vision library that allows accurate real-time tracking of the entire human body as well as background removal using regular webcams. In other words you can punch, kick, and pummel your enemies into oblivion using your body as your only weapon.
Kung-Fu Live is developed by Virtual Air Guitar Company. VACG is a Finnish next-generation (Xbox 360, PS3 and PC) game developer. The company was founded in 2006 by new media, computer vision and virtual reality researchers. Kung-Fu Live is coming later this year to PlayStation Network.
Game play footage
Further details: www.virtualairguitar.com, www.kungfulivegame.com