The Finnish company turned rock climbing into an exciting game in augmented reality
In the Finnish studio Valo Motion with triumph announced that their sports-gaming platform Augmented Climbing augmented reality has now spread in 30 countries. It is used in gyms with indoor climbing walls to turn routine workout into a fun game.
As part of Augmented Climbing there are projectors and video cameras to capture the movement of players. The picture is projected onto the wall, the players see it and try to react, the computer analyzes their actions and controls the game. It’s simple – it’s like driving your finger across the touch screen, only the climber acts instead of the finger and needs to move all over the body.
The game “Whack-a-bat”: around you fly glowing monsters, which must be clapped by hands, holding on the wall. You can kick your feet if there’s enough skill.
The game “Sparks”: on the wall slowly moving luminous “deadly” lines and the climber must constantly maneuver in order to avoid them.
The game “Climball”: the old good throwing of the ball, realized already a thousand and one way. This one is the 1002th!
And the superbonus, the game “Save the World from Blazing Fireballs” (Save the world from glowing flying balls). Guess what to do? Yes, yes, save the world. From flaming and flying virtual balls.