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Only in Japan: Control your Kinect games with your tongue!

Non-traditional methods of controlling games are all the rage in Japan these days. Sega made headlines last year with "Toirettsu" or "Toylet," a game that drunken male patrons can play in the men’s room, since it’s entirely controlled via one’s urine stream. Meanwhile, a just-unveiled project by researchers at The University of Electro-Communications near Tokyo will soon have players using their tongues on the Kinect. As the video explains, it is designed primarily to help train people who have oral motor function disorders that affect their ability to speak or swallow.