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as a small boy he dreamed of the stars. as a pilot he flew anything no matter how dangerous. a little. it's an astronaut he took part in the greatest adventure in history that one. part i honestly. feel armstrong starts july 20th on t.w. . augmented reality mobile gaming looks to be the next big thing sometimes like here an angry bird say ah it already works pretty well. and later i get into developers taking it even further but it is a mobile gaming really cutting edge but just another gimmick i want topic on shift today.
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i don't want to spend a fortune on a virtual reality headset no problem all you need full augmented reality is a reason smartphone and a sense of adventure they are or meant as reality is when the real environment is enhanced through computer generated objects according to the u.s. game developer nyan tick that's the team behind goal they are is about to explode they ended just released results unite which they say uses state of the art a otic the media hype has been huge and the wanda entire group is all the harry potter fans around the world and the trailer looks fit for hollywood. the game developers have promised play is that they will feel like wizards in the east and the high culture world. the pain. the game is to find last magical objects found a bull's eye of a g.p.s.
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based location enabled games a map tells players with the founder and point out magical spawns. which since you night is not the couch potatoes expect to walk between 2 and 10 kilometers to get a hold of the important port. once players reach a magical spot their phone camera takes in the real life environment and the object is next generation with the full 360 degree view these incredible characters and creatures in artifacts from the harry potter universe so it's definitely the most advanced they are experience today the 360 degree view didn't really work when i tried it out but it's not that important for visitor night anyway and theory i could even turn off the air which would be good for my phone battery because they are it's up a lot of power to be honest i'd rather stay with the original poker mungo the set
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up is pretty much the same you have to walk and swipe for the mongo is still a huge deal and generates a 1000000 euros per day the makers of was a deny hoping that the new baby will be just as successful. as a very high. publishers of wizards united released in 2016 the game was a global hit the app has been downloaded over 800000000 times and has earned 90 over 2000000000 euros and even 3 years after its release come on go continues to be high up in the charts. jurassic world alive has a similar setup switch on the i am no glitz dinosaurs appear in the players' environment this app is also a huge success it was downloaded over 500000 times in may 2019.
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game design professor thomas framus says we're still in the early stages of games and the developers are using smart phone tech and famous characters from popular culture to reach as many new potential game as possible. pokémon or this harry potter game are basically multimedia collector card games the collector card model is very old and works well and it's now being expanded to include things from real life. good old called electric carts but of many reality off as completely new possibilities to this old concept almost all you're smart phones i create for a r and there's no need for an extra headset developers help to reach a lot more people this way and tech giants school and apple are working around the clock to develop even better software but how does augmented reality work on a smartphone. cameras senses and g.p.s. tracking units these elements make smart phones ideal for playing location based
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gangs the camera takes in an environment which is then analyzed and processed by an . newer smartphones also have special infrared cameras called depth sensors they measure the world basically and thanks to these measurements the phone can locate exactly where it is in a real life environment. so i can move forward or backward or i can turn around. the size of the space is a relevant it can be the whole world like with one of the 1st games to use g.p.s. tracking it incorporates landmarks from the real world to create a virtual game world. or the space can be restricted to a book. like this award winning adventure game. here. becomes interactive the camera recognizes the pages and allows the reader to
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decide how the story should continue using expanded reality. it becomes an adventure game depending on what decision the app user makes he or she is forwarded to other pages of the book and experiences the story in a new way. smartphone is constantly being developed and this also makes such sophisticated game related ideas possible take angry birds for example the game 1st came on the scene 10 years ago but now there's an augmented reality version which adds a whole new level to the gaming principle for example i now have to play is the level i want to play in my environment and can then move around it and the perfect spot to launch my attack. microsoft is taking it a step further they bought my craft the world's most successful computer game in september 24th team for over 2000000000 euros. mobile version of the game is coming
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soon and it looks seriously cool 2. you can only play minecraft if you switch on the a how function then you need to find a free surface to start building your architectural masterpiece this is your virtual buy supplied because g.p.s. technology is not yet quite sophisticated enough to help design buildings to be exact millimeter microsoft has combined different technologies. one of them is tracking which can help locate free surfaces with the latest a r functions a smart phones camera can identify feature points the idea game in this case the machines can even spill over to beyond the table so to speak. the minecraft earth tracking combines with mapping so that single objects can be identified the system can recognize a time. points then a complex 3 d.
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point cloud is created and uploaded to an open source client system the app uses the information to find its way in the real world and all gamers are able to see the. gamers can work together to create i could textual masterpieces but at the same time they are also in directly working for microsoft for free it's no secret that microsoft google and co collect as much location data as they can through my phone so long as i don't opt out the data collected from microsoft earth is going straight into microsoft's cloud system and is helping create a super precise 3 d. model of the earth this trouble's privacy advocates now microsoft insists that no photos of the gaming environment will end up online only low resolution point clouts but what about if i play minecraft at home will my apartment then be scanned
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and upload it as a point klout. what's clear is that in they are kompany on money from personal data as well but that's not their only source of revenue. companies that make free to play games such as my 10 o'clock she forever and plenty of money from pitches and 2017 worldwide pitches revenues reached incredible 33. players don't have to find anything but then they will have to be more patient. there's a system of time mechanisms. if i don't want to wait to carry on playing then i have to buy gold or diamonds etc so that i can start playing again faster. and of course there is the time. mentored reality google maps not only helps users find their way but also makes shopping suggestions. this is how burn ins adlon hotel receipts unite the
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placement is a little less in your face. you can sell a location so to speak. the company will say if you give us money we'll put something great in front of your business so that many users will go there are no more likely to stop by it's a classic advertising trick which doesn't seem like advertising the. one thing i'm especially excited about the play our games but the necessary tech isn't quite there yet the problem usually is lacking bandwidth rate because there can't be any leg between different devices playoffs are using otherwise my opponent won't know that i just got it. this works better for fast 5 g. networks but this new mobile network stand that is not yet widespread hopefully we won't have to wait too long for 5 deep and in the meantime steadily improving for
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instance when it comes to tracking and locating position and polls orientation. we almost used to be that they are always had to have a kind of marker this 2nd generation like pokémon for example recognize the ground and could say our position something there. but this new generation can recognize 3 dimensional objects and move around or enhance them you have these. colleges developed an objects in their regional context in this case an excavation site in aleppo syria users can move around in a space and assume the objects bring in the historical site on the. mobile log manager reality is really exciting and better cameras are making it possible manufacturers investing into depth sensors more and more the senses can recognize distance which in turn allows
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a mad reality apps to locate their position and pose in a given space smartphones have inadvertently become the dream devices of ai created us because uses don't need to buy any additional equipment to immerse themselves in augmented reality and of course the more people check out ai games the more valuable data developers have access to so it's no wonder that game developers are lashing onto already popular characters of pop culture such as harry potter which brings us back where we started what do you think about augmented reality which games do you like in particular let us know on you tube facebook on d w dot com all the best for now phil next that.
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