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Race in a sports car, play against Federer: AI lets you be a sport champ

Thanks to new technologies, you can now play a (virtual) game of tennis with your favourite tennis star, writes Debasis Mohapatra

Race in a sports car, play against Federer: AI lets you be a sport champ
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Debasis Mohapatra
If you’re a tennis buff, how would you like to play a game or two with Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal? It can only happen in a dream, right? Well, not quite. While sharing the nets with your tennis hero may seem impossible in the physical world, it can become a “reality” in the world of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).
 
Witness what Infosys, the technology partner of the French Open, has done at Roland-Garros in Paris. It has come up with AR and VR-based applications supplemented by analytics and sensor-based technologies that enable fans to play

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 1:02 AM IST

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