Edmonton Journal: U of A augmented reality project highlights the science behind sports

Researchers at the University of Alberta are developing algorithms to animate human motion from wearable sensors into a 3D augmented reality experience. The program could work for athletes and patients alike.

“The sensors will transmit our body signals to our computers, and the signals will be put into our 3D model to be analyzed in real time,” said Shengjie Xiu, an international student from Guangzhou, China, who is working on the project.

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