Universal applies for augmented reality patent

Posted Friday, June 30, 2017 9:07 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A patent, dubbed systems and methods for generating augmented and virtual reality images, is seeking to add the use of augmented reality or virtual reality goggles to ride systems to help project virtual images that guests may see on rides.

Read more from The Orlando Business Journal.

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:10 AM
Jeff's avatar

I'm not even a little interested in VR, but I will say that augmented reality is pretty cool. If you ever get the chance to play with Microsoft's Hololens, it's pretty amazing. That said, augmented reality is probably less interesting if you aren't at least somewhat familiar with the space that you're in. I wonder how effective it would be inside of a ride, especially if it's dark.

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