Augmented Reality and Sports

In the past year augmented reality has been evolved the technology into sports also. The Baltimore Ravens are remodelling the supporter experience with augmented reality by creating an image of the fans with computer-generated face paintings. Apple also announced that their iOS will create new apps for supporters. The MLB At Bat app will give fans a unique augmented reality flexibility when they use their smart mobiles at the ballpark.

Augmented reality has also risen in the youth soccer world with DribbleUp, an app that allows youth soccer professionals extra instructing and training. Even Fantasy football has joined the AR trend by designing a platform for owners to select players using their mobile devices through GPS and augmented reality.

The presence of augmented reality in sports is a big innovation for fans and athletes in the same manner. The latest technology will completely change their experience and it’s just in the beginning stage.



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