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tv   Shift  Deutsche Welle  July 14, 2019 4:15pm-4:29pm CEST

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news there is more coming up in our technology series shift which looks at how the gaming industry is turning to alternative reality and in the meantime don't forget you can also get the latest news and information on our website just go to www dot com down there in the evans dean from me and the entire team here in atlanta. augmented reality mobile gaming looks to be the next big thing sometimes like here in angry birds it already works pretty well. and i get into developers taking it even further but is gaming really cutting edge but just another gimmick our topic unshift. don't want to spend a fortune on a virtual reality headset no problem all you need for mental reality is a reason smartphone and a sense of adventure or mental reality is when the real environment is enhanced
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through computer generated objects according to the u.s. game developer nyan tick that's the team behind goal they are is about to explode they ended just released wizards unite which they say uses state of the art a artic the media hype has been huge and the wanda group is all the harry potter fans around the world and the trailer looks fit for hollywood. the game developers have promised players that will feel like wizards in the house. the name of the game is to find lost magical objects found balls. games. and point. is not to count expect to walk between 2 and 10 kilometers to get
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a home for the important. ones players reach a magical spot this phone camera takes in the real life environment the object of this next generation. the 360 degree credible character. an artifact harry potter universe so it's definitely the most advanced they are experience today the 360 degree view didn't really work when i tried it out but it's not that important for visits united anyway in theory i could even turn off the motor which would be good for my phone battery because they are it's up a lot of power to be honest i'd rather stay with the original poker mungo the set up is pretty much the same you have to walk and swipe for the mongo is still a huge deal and generates over a 1000000 euros per day the makers of was a denied hoping that the new baby but be just as successful. the bot is
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a very high. publishers of wizards united released in 2016 the game was a global hit the app has been downloaded 800000000 times and has over 2000000000 euros planned even 3 years after its release continues to be high up in the charts . jurassic world online has a similar setup switch on the ion know gets dinosaurs appear in a play is environment this app is also a huge success it was downloaded over 500000 times in may 29th. game design professor thomas prima says we're still in the early stages of games and the developers a using smart phone tech and famous characters from popular culture to reach as many new potential gayness as possible. pokémon or this harry potter game are
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basically multimedia collector card games the collector card model is very old and works well and it's now being expanded to include things from real life. good old collector cots but of many reality off as completely new possibilities to this old . almost all you're smart phones i create for a r and there's no need for an extra headset developers help to reach a lot more people this way and tech giants school and apple are working around the clock to develop even better software but how does augmented reality work on a smartphone. cameras senses and g.p.s. tracking units these elements make smart phones ideal for playing location based gangs the camera takes in an environment which is then analyzed and process spinal tap. for newer smartphones also have special infrared
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cameras called depth sensors they measure the world basically and thanks to these measurements a phone can locate exactly where it is in a real life environment. so i can move forward or backward or i can turn around all . the signs of the space is irrelevant it can be the whole world like with ingress one of the 1st games to use g.p.s. tracking it incorporates landmarks from the real world to create a virtual game world. or the space can be restricted to a book. like this award winning adventure game. here a familiar medium becomes interactive the camera recognizes the pages and allows the reader to decide how the story should continue using expanded reality. it becomes an adventure game depending on what decision the app user makes he or
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she is forwarded to other pages of the book and experiences the story in a new way. smartphone tech is constantly being developed and this also makes such sophisticated game related ideas possible take angry birds for example the game 1st came on the scene 10 years ago but now there's an augmented reality version which adds a whole new level to the gaming president for example i now have to play is the level i want to play in my environment and can then move around it and she was the perfect spot to launch my attack. microsoft is taking it a step further they balled minecraft the world's most successful computer game in september 24th team for over 2000000000 euros the mobile version of the game is coming soon and it looks seriously cool. you can only play minecraft if you switch on the function then you need to find
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a free surface to start building your architectural masterpiece this is your virtual buy supplies because g.p.s. technology is not yet quite sophisticated enough to help design buildings to the exact millimeter microsoft has combined different technologies. one of them is tracking which can help locate free surfaces with the latest functions smartphones camera can identify feature points again in this case the machines can even spill over to beyond the table so to speak. the minecraft tracking combines with mapping so that single objects can be identified the system can recognize a table and mark. then a complex 3 d. point cloud is created and uploaded to an open source cloud system the app uses the information to find its way in the real world and all gamers are able to see the objects in the same spot as.
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gamers can work together to create architectural masterpieces but at the same time they're also in directly working for microsoft for free it's no secret that microsoft google and cole collect as much location data as they can through my phone so long as i don't opt out the data collected from minecraft earth is going straight into microsoft's cloud system and is helping create a super precise 3 d. model of the earth this trouble's privacy advocates now microsoft insists that no photos of the gaming environment will end up online only low resolution point but what about if i play minecraft at home will my apartment then be scanned and uploaded as a point cloud. what's clear is that in they are kompany money from personal data as well but that's not their only source of revenue. companies that make free to play
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a game such as my tamagotchi forever plenty of money from purchases in 2017 worldwide pitches revenues reached an incredible 33 those players don't have to buy anything but then they will have to be more patient. there's a system of time mechanisms. if i don't want to wait to carry on playing then i have to buy gold or diamonds etc so that i can start playing again faster. and of course there is. a google map not only helps uses find their way but also makes shopping suggestions . this is how long hotel rooms unite the placement is a little less in your face. you can sell a location so to speak. the company will say if you give us money we'll put
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something great in front of your business so that many users will go there are no more likely to stop by it's a classic advertising trick which doesn't seem like advertising the. one thing i'm especially excited about multiplayer games but the necessary tech isn't quite there yet the problem usually is lacking bandwidth rate because there can't be any leg between different devices playoffs are using otherwise my opponent won't know that i just got it. this works better for fast 5 g. networks but this new mobile network stand that is not yet widespread hopefully we won't have to wait too long for 5 d. and in the meantime steadily improving for instance when it comes to tracking and locating position and polls orientation. we almost used to be that they are always had to have a kind of marker the 2nd generation like pokémon for example recognized the ground
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and could say our position something there. but this new generation can recognize 3 dimensional objects and move around or enhance them you have these. colleges developed an outfit places objects in a regional context in this kind of excavation site in aleppo syria uses can move around in the space and observe the objects bringing the historical site alive. mobile augmented reality is really exciting and better cameras are making it possible manufacturers investing into depth sensors more and more the senses can recognize distance which in turn allows for granted reality apps to locate their position and pose in a given space smartphones have inadvertently become the dream devices of ai created us because uses don't need to buy any additional equipment to immerse themselves in augmented reality and of course the more people check out the more valuable data
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developers have access to so it's no wonder that game developers are lashing onto already popular characters of pop culture such as harry potter which brings us back where we started what do you think about augmented reality which games do you like in particular that has no on you tube facebook on the w dot com all the best for now feel next that. an impossible journey. needle once to return to gaza and. the german
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