Batak Light Board

Elaborating on something I mentioned in the DSP workshop, implementing a Batak Light Board onto a transparent interactive display. Though this is a very simple and basic gamification of the display, it can provide targets for the player that are purely unpredictable whereas the light board has certain hit points. Levels could get progressively harder and be separated by other games such as; matching pairs, quick fire multiplication, or a Countdown style letters are scattered across the screen and players can tap letters in order to make a word in 60 seconds etc. Having said all this, the application of these games would be best suited as an addition/application to another use of this technology rather than be solely made for this gamification. I have left the link below to the original Batak Light board with more information on the hardware and their games.

Though this Gamification could be considered as an add on application in terms of the business pod concept. How about in a classroom? I mentioned that the display could be used for children to check themselves in like a virtual register. This then could be used for Reaction tests at the start of the day if teachers wanted the children to make sure their reaction/attention span is at the best it can be for teaching. Even if the quick fire multiplication could be used during or before or after Maths? It could increase learning in a much more fun and engaging way. The same said with the Countdown word creator with English.

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