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why Sports Enthusiasts are the future of AR<br />Rouli Nir | January 2011 | artimes.rouli.net | gamesalfresco.com | @augme...
Phone based augmented reality is cool<br />but very limited<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/plantronicsgermany/454085360...
Are small screen size & low accuracy<br />the reason there’s no killer application yet?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/...
On the other hand, <br />no one in his right mind will use<br />head mounted displays in public.<br />
They just look silly<br />and are quite expensive<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mvoorzanger/2898646875/<br />
but some people are<br />not afraid of looking silly<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/teamtraveller/3378863252<br />
and are willing to pay good money<br />to improve their performance<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/donnaoneill/43636953...
we call them<br />sport enthusiasts<br />
is augmented reality and sports<br />a match made in heaven?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/2875070587/<br />
GPS accuracy is good enough outdoors<br />and some are already in the habit of wearing goggles <br />http://www.flickr.com...
think of all the applications<br />that are possible today<br />
you will constantly see your<br />heart rate and distance covered<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/3592318078/<br />
you will be able to compete<br />against a virtual avatar<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/3548996973/<br />
which could be a world champion<br />or yourself from last week<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmyharris/116157704/<b...
collect gold coins while you run<br />or escape sharks in the pool<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2174897924/<b...
and best of all,<br />sport enthusiasts are a <br />bridgehead to the greater populace.<br />
can AR goggles be<br />as common as sneakers?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/niznoz/294561018/<br />
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Why Sports Enthusiasts are the Future of Augmented Reality

  1. why Sports Enthusiasts are the future of AR<br />Rouli Nir | January 2011 | artimes.rouli.net | gamesalfresco.com | @augmented<br />
  2. Phone based augmented reality is cool<br />but very limited<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/plantronicsgermany/4540853608/<br />
  3. Are small screen size & low accuracy<br />the reason there’s no killer application yet?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/pftqg/18633093/sizes/z/<br />
  4. On the other hand, <br />no one in his right mind will use<br />head mounted displays in public.<br />
  5. They just look silly<br />and are quite expensive<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mvoorzanger/2898646875/<br />
  6. but some people are<br />not afraid of looking silly<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/teamtraveller/3378863252<br />
  7. and are willing to pay good money<br />to improve their performance<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/donnaoneill/4363695301/<br />
  8. we call them<br />sport enthusiasts<br />
  9. is augmented reality and sports<br />a match made in heaven?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/2875070587/<br />
  10. GPS accuracy is good enough outdoors<br />and some are already in the habit of wearing goggles <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/kodomut/2875070587/<br />
  11. think of all the applications<br />that are possible today<br />
  12. you will constantly see your<br />heart rate and distance covered<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/3592318078/<br />
  13. you will be able to compete<br />against a virtual avatar<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/3548996973/<br />
  14. which could be a world champion<br />or yourself from last week<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimmyharris/116157704/<br />
  15. collect gold coins while you run<br />or escape sharks in the pool<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/yourdon/2174897924/<br />
  16. and best of all,<br />sport enthusiasts are a <br />bridgehead to the greater populace.<br />
  17. can AR goggles be<br />as common as sneakers?<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/niznoz/294561018/<br />

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