When Climbing Meets Technology: The Future? | Climbing Daily Ep.759

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11th August 2016
11th Aug 2016
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Technology and climbing don’t always go together, but like it or not it’s more and more becoming part of our sport. We spoke to Erika and Mike Shorter from design and innovation company ‘Uniform,’ about how virtual reality is to change the way we climb. See more on their website: http://uniform.net When Climbing Meets Technology: The Future? | Climbing Daily Ep.759

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Henley Bailey's picture
As someone really in to VR, this solution seems overkill and doesn't play to the greatest strength of VR which is depth and positional tracking. I get that it's novel to have 'VR' but having the Google cardboard solution is overkill. I feel that it's being used as a way to pull people in to the actual idea, which is to have RFID in holds that pulls up solution videos to your mobile phone? I can see this being useful without the half baked VR experience. Just have the videos load up on your phone and carry on climbing.
12th Aug 2016