C-LAB, the software arm of Siemens Business Services and the University of Paderborn have created “Kick Real,” which is an AUGMENTED REALITY SOCCER GAME for cell phones. To play, you aim your camera phone down, and the video screen superimposes a soccer field on the live video of your foot. You can see the virtual ball, and “kick” it with your real foot to try and score goals.
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Augmented reality is one of the upcoming technologies that excite me the most, for various reasons. I expect computer game interface conventions to make their way into the real world through augmented reality, and I’m not talking about games here.
(Via Robot Wisdom.)