Augmented Reality In The World Of Training

| October 27, 2018

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Among the flurry of announcements made at its press event on Wednesday, Apple showed off HomeCourt, a new iPhone app that uses Augmented Reality to track basketball shots. AR tech built into the iPhone including the new A12 Bionic chip and Artificial Intelligence technology developed by HomeCourt maker Nex Team can detect a hoop and basketball to measure kinematics, trajectory, release times, and the number of shots made.Earlier this year, AllenComm explained how Augmented Reality (AR) is breaking out of the entertainment industry. With a “surging market” [2] (Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Samsung, and more have all worked or are working on AR apps and platforms), this tech is becoming more accessible to the world of business. When we wrote our article, we saw it seeping into all kinds of businesses and fully expected it to start showing up more in training. We weren’t expecting basketball training, but we’re not surprised. With the innovative capabilities of AR, it can be used for almost anything.

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