augmented reality laser guides for playing pool
augmented reality laser guides for playing pool augmented reality laser guides for playing pool
mar 04, 2013

augmented reality laser guides for playing pool

augmented reality laser guides for playing pool



poolLiveAid, the project by luis sousa, ricardo alves, and J.M.F rodrigues of university of the algarve, portugal implements an augmented laser guide system for playing snooker capable of ball, cue and table detection, for easy learning and move prediction. working from a ceiling mounted camera, the system analyzing the borders of the table, location of the balls, and angle of the pool cue to calculate the aim and direction of the ball. athough the concept is still in prototyping stages, expect to see more of these types of augmented reality applications in the near future.



project snooker: real game detection – testing



  • amazing!

    ea berlin says:
  • whoever said that pool was a rich-man’s game?

    dbkii says:
  • That is one of the best inventions in the history of sport.Now,it will be easy to make the next shot in the game.

    Akaash Prasad says:
  • I wonder if they could figure out a way to conceal the lights from others, allowing ONLY the OWNER of the system to see the light with the use of special glasses. Thus disguising the “home court advantage” from guests… 🙂

    Rich says:
  • Playing at a scrummy bar table, it won’t help anything.

    Piwo says:

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