Motion Tracking Animation Enriches Pool Games

Motion Tracking Animation Enriches Pool Games
Gaming & Play

Obscura Digital's CueLight Pool Table uses motion tracking software and an overhead projector to layer animation on top of a standard pool table.

Dan Gould
  • 22 september 2009

Obscura Digital’s CueLight Pool Table uses motion tracking software and an overhead projector to layer animation on top of a standard pool table. The animations react to the changing positions of the balls, and add some color and additional action to the game. Future plans for the system include a computer analysis of the balls position and lighted lines to revel the best possible shots.

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