Augmented Reality GPS Enabled Pacman Game

Posted: Jun 7 2005, 1:51am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 4:01pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

 
Augmented Reality GPS enabled Pacman Game
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Hey! Look! The guy on the other side of the street looks like he is playing real world Pacman.

Researchers in Singapore are developing a Pacman game that is augmented onto the real world (see photo on the left by BBC). The players are tracked via GPS and a central computer keeps track of the game - the future will be beautiful.
The human Pacman is on display at the Wired Nextfest 2005 in Chicago in a couple of weeks. I was at the Nextfest 2004 and it was really a great event.
More details on BBC News.




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