Mike Taylor and Mark Heath teamed up with the Manufacturing Advisory Service –
‘Our background is in commercialising technology and we’ve already enjoyed a lot of success with our Dream Racer Car that is also controlled by head movements rather than the traditional hand-held controller,’ said Taylor, who has a background in robotics and is marketing the product through his company Excitim.
The prototype was developed for a Daniel Reeves, a
Dream Gamer is an adapted PlayStation controller which uses motion sensors built into the cap to enable individuals to use head movements to control aspects of the game, such as moving left, right, forward or backwards.
Other game requirements, including the cross, triangle, circle, square and start button, have been engineered into a new switch box that makes it easier to operate.
To bring the product to market, the duo used the Manufacturing Advisory Service-West Midlands’ specialist sourcing service who put them in touch with Remploy in