Unveiling the V.R Cycling Simulator: BTS at Yesterdays TV shoot

Yesterday I got out of SABEL Labs and jumped (literally) in front of the TV cameras – filming for an upcoming segment on SCOPE TV. The segment was showing off our new Virtual Reality track cycling simulator, which we’ve made in conjunction with the Griffith University IDEA LAB.

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The simulator is modeled of the new commonwealth games stadium called the Anna Meares stadium, which I got a sneak peak of a few weeks prior to the velodrome being opened. To simulate the track we took 360 footage, Handlebar video, as well as other data points including IMU and heart rate, and used this as reference footage to model the track.  If you want to see what this looks like I’ve just added the video, Here!

Currently the very early version of the game lets you ride on a watt bike against a ghost modeled rival, which could be a preset time, or your personal best.

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We are developing  the simulator further to improve realism and give coaches and athletes a multitude of different feedback options that weren’t previously available. The Scope TV segment will be on Network 10, airing sometime in the new year (early February).

 

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  1. Pingback: Scope TV segment airing tomorrow 8:30am Channel 11 | SABEL's Sports Technology Blog – Enabling technologies for sport and health

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