Airport security may screen you with a Nintendo Wii

13/06/09 - Wii Fit Feet

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The Nintendo Wii, a gaming console you hook to your TV, became a runaway success since its release two years ago. About 9 months after its release, Nintendo released its wildly successful and popular Wii Fit with balance board. The balance board does a fantastic job of measuring balance, weight, center of gravity and more.

In the CNN article I linked below, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security may employ the Nintendo Wii to test how fidgety a passenger is…thus indicating the need for further screening. The Wii isn’t the only new device being tested. You can read about the other experimental screening options being tested in the full article linked here:

via Will airports screen for body signals? Researchers hope so –

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