Blue Telescope, the interactive exhibit agency, has completed work on a permanent
interactive installation promoting Brooklyn Hospital at the newly opened Barclays Center
in Brooklyn, New York. Utilizing gestural recognition technology, the interactive invites
Barclays Center guests of all ages to participate in one of three physical activities:
- Jump For Joy – On an oversized screen, two players at a time see their outlines
reflected back to them standing in front of Brooklyn brownstones in between
animated children who twirl a jump rope. Players score points for successful jumps
in this colorful activity.
- Shoot Some Hoops – On the same screen, players have the virtual ability to catch a
basketball and make shots on a basketball hoop. Running totals are reflected
showing the success rate of the shots taken.
- Take Flight – Players are prompted to flap their arms to begin a virtual flight over
the Brooklyn Bridge and past other Brooklyn landmarks. The players’ speed is
dictated by how quickly and consistently they flap their arms during the experience.
High scorers for all three activities are added to a lifetime leader board, which encourages
friendly competition and repeat use. Promoting healthy behaviors through physical
activity, the Brooklyn Hospital interactive installation is a fun and unique addition to the
The Brooklyn Hospital Center is dedicated to providing outstanding health services,
education, and research to keep the people of Brooklyn and greater New York healthy. The
Brooklyn Hospital Center is proud to be the Official Hometown Hospital of Barclays
Center. For more information, visit http://www.tbh.org.
Barclays Center will showcase the world’s most thrilling entertainment and sports events
right in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Developed by Brooklyn-based real estate
developer Forest City Ratner Companies and designed by the award-winning architectural
firms AECOMM and SHoP Architects, Barclays Center serves as the new home of the
NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and boasts one of the most intimate seating configurations ever
designed for a modern multi-purpose arena. Approximately 18,000 seats with unparalleled
sightlines are ready to welcome sports fans to the action and audiences of up to 19,000 can
be accommodated for musical performances. For more information, visit